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Geography > Forest area > Sq. km: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 8.09 million 2007
2 Brazil 4.71 million 2007
3 Canada 3.1 million 2007
4 United States 3.03 million 2007
5 China 2.05 million 2007
6 Australia 1.63 million 2007
7 European Union 1.57 million 2007
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.33 million 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 968,820.86 2007
9 Indonesia 847,522 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 811,380.64 2007
10 Peru 685,536 2007
11 India 677,598 2007
12 Sudan 663,677 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 648,620.83 2007
13 Mexico 637,172 2007
14 Colombia 606,340 2007
15 Angola 588,544 2007
16 Bolivia 581,996 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 566,581.07 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 507,496.12 2007
17 Venezuela 471,378 2007
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 469,872.92 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 461,375.33 2007
18 Zambia 415,624 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 361,661 2007
19 Tanzania 344,326 2007
20 Argentina 327,214 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 325,585.1 2007
21 Burma 312,892 2007
22 Papua New Guinea 291,588 2007
23 Sweden 275,496 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 257,304.4 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 251,653.33 2007
24 Japan 248,648 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 243,734.74 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 239,050.85 2007
Europe average (profile) 235,685.14 2007
Christian countries average (profile) 232,166.32 2007
25 Central African Republic 226,958 2007
26 Finland 225,100 2007
27 Congo, Republic of the 224,373 2007
28 Gabon 217,546 2007
29 Cameroon 208,050 2007
failed states average (profile) 207,606.79 2007
30 Malaysia 206,096 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 205,043.35 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 197,474.54 2007
31 Mozambique 191,620 2007
32 Spain 185,066 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 183,276.7 2007
33 Paraguay 181,178 2007
34 Zimbabwe 169,140 2007
35 Chile 162,358 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 161,091.22 2007
36 Laos 159,860 2007
37 France 156,352 2007
38 Guyana 151,035 2007
South Asia average (profile) 148,934 2007
39 Suriname 147,760 2007
40 Thailand 144,024 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 136,310.11 2007
41 Vietnam 134,134 2007
42 Madagascar 127,637 2007
43 Ethiopia 127,180 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 126,745.57 2007
44 Mali 123,715 2007
45 Chad 117,626 2007
46 Botswana 117,062 2007
47 Germany 110,760 2007
48 Ecuador 104,582 2007
49 Cote d'Ivoire 104,358 2007
50 Nigeria 102,698 2007
51 Turkey 102,242 2007
52 Italy 101,918 2007
53 Mongolia 100,868 2007
54 Cambodia 100,094 2007
55 Ukraine 96,010 2007
56 Norway 94,214 2007
57 Poland 92,452 2007
58 South Africa 92,030 2007
59 Senegal 85,832 2007
60 New Zealand 83,422 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 82,288.2 2007
61 Belarus 79,124 2007
62 Namibia 75,122 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 74,097.67 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 70,720.31 2007
63 Somalia 69,774 2007
64 Philippines 68,472 2007
65 Burkina Faso 67,464 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 66,705.48 2007
66 Guinea 66,522 2007
67 Romania 63,716 2007
European Union average (profile) 56,826.07 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 55,514.56 2007
68 Ghana 52,862 2007
69 Nicaragua 49,790 2007
70 Morocco 43,784 2007
71 Honduras 43,352 2007
72 Panama 42,888 2007
73 Turkmenistan 41,270 2007
74 Austria 38,716 2007
75 Portugal 38,630 2007
76 Guatemala 38,300 2007
77 Greece 38,124 2007
78 Bulgaria 37,250 2007
79 Nepal 35,304 2007
80 Kenya 34,980 2007
81 Uganda 34,542 2007
82 Malawi 33,360 2007
83 Uzbekistan 33,282 2007
84 Kazakhstan 33,258 2007
85 Bhutan 32,166 2007
86 Liberia 30,336 2007
87 Latvia 29,634 2007
88 United Kingdom 28,658 2007
89 Cuba 28,242 2007
90 Georgia 27,601 2007
91 Saudi Arabia 27,280 2007
92 Sierra Leone 27,158 2007
93 Czech Republic 26,524 2007
94 Costa Rica 23,970 2007
95 Algeria 23,299 2007
96 Estonia 23,004 2007
97 Benin 22,214 2007
98 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21,850 2007
99 Croatia 21,374 2007
100 Lithuania 21,306 2007
101 Solomon Islands 20,924 2007
102 Serbia and Montenegro 20,868 2007
103 Guinea-Bissau 20,523 2007
104 Hungary 20,036 2007
105 Slovakia 19,322 2007
106 Sri Lanka 18,734 2007
107 Pakistan 18,164 2007
Tourist destinations average (profile) 17,728.47 2007
108 Belize 16,530 2007
109 Equatorial Guinea 16,015 2007
110 Eritrea 15,496 2007
111 Uruguay 15,448 2007
112 Dominican Republic 13,760 2007
113 Slovenia 12,745 2007
114 Niger 12,411 2007
115 Switzerland 12,298 2007
116 Tunisia 10,948 2007
117 Fiji 10,000 2007
118 Azerbaijan 9,360 2007
119 Kyrgyzstan 8,737 2007
120 Bangladesh 8,664 2007
121 Iraq 8,236 2007
122 Afghanistan 8,078 2007
123 Albania 8,040 2007
124 East Timor 7,756 2007
125 New Caledonia 7,170 2007
126 Ireland 6,930 2007
127 Belgium 6,670 2007
128 Swaziland 5,504 2007
129 Rwanda 5,344 2007
130 The Bahamas 5,150 2007
131 Denmark 5,056 2007
132 The Gambia 4,750 2007
133 Syria 4,726 2007
134 Vanuatu 4,395 2007
135 Tajikistan 4,100 2007
136 Puerto Rico 4,084 2007
137 Netherlands 3,670 2007
138 Togo 3,460 2007
139 Jamaica 3,382 2007
140 Moldova 3,302 2007
141 United Arab Emirates 3,128 2007
142 El Salvador 2,876 2007
143 Armenia 2,742 2007
144 Brunei 2,740 2007
145 Mauritania 2,470 2007
146 Trinidad and Tobago 2,252 2007
147 Libya 2,170 2007
148 Cyprus 1,750 2007
149 Israel 1,738 2007
150 Samoa 1,710 2007
151 Lebanon 1,387 2007
152 Burundi 1,336 2007
153 French Polynesia 1,050 2007
154 Haiti 1,034 2007
155 Luxembourg 868 2007
156 Cape Verde 845 2007
157 Jordan 830 2007
158 Iceland 492 2007
159 Dominica 455 2007
160 Palau 406 2007
161 Seychelles 400 2007
162 Mauritius 366 2007
163 Turks and Caicos Islands 344 2007
164 Northern Mariana Islands 332 2007
165 Sao Tome and Principe 274 2007
166 Guam 259 2007
167 American Samoa 178 2007
168 Saint Lucia 170 2007
169 Cayman Islands 124 2007
170 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 109 2007
171 Antigua and Barbuda 94 2007
172 Virgin Islands 91 2007
173 Lesotho 84 2007
174 Liechtenstein 69 2007
175 Kuwait 58 2007
176 Djibouti 56 2007
177 Mayotte 54 2007
178 Saint Kitts and Nevis 53 2007
179 Comoros 44 2007
180 Grenada 41 2007
181 Tonga 36 2007
182 Singapore 23 2007
183 Kiribati 22 2007
184 Oman 20 2007
185 Barbados 17 2007
186 Netherlands Antilles 12 2007
=187 Tuvalu 10 2007
=187 Bermuda 10 2007
189 Maldives 9 2007
190 Bahrain 5 2007
191 Aruba 4 2007
192 Malta 3 2007
193 Greenland 2 2007
=194 San Marino 1 2007
=194 Faroe Islands 1 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Forest area > Sq. km. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Geography/Forest-area/Sq.-km

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