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Europe Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 8.09 million km² 2005
2 Sweden 275,280 km² 2005
3 Finland 225,000 km² 2005
4 Spain 179,150 km² 2005
5 France 155,540 km² 2005
6 Germany 110,760 km² 2005
7 Turkey 101,750 km² 2005
8 Italy 99,790 km² 2005
9 Ukraine 95,750 km² 2005
10 Norway 93,870 km² 2005
11 Poland 91,920 km² 2005
12 Belarus 78,940 km² 2005
13 Romania 63,700 km² 2005
14 Austria 38,620 km² 2005
15 Portugal 37,830 km² 2005
16 Greece 37,520 km² 2005
17 Bulgaria 36,250 km² 2005
18 Latvia 29,410 km² 2005
19 United Kingdom 28,450 km² 2005
20 Georgia 27,600 km² 2005
21 Czech Republic 26,480 km² 2005
22 Estonia 22,840 km² 2005
23 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21,850 km² 2005
24 Croatia 21,350 km² 2005
25 Lithuania 20,990 km² 2005
26 Hungary 19,760 km² 2005
27 Slovakia 19,290 km² 2005
28 Slovenia 12,640 km² 2005
29 Switzerland 12,210 km² 2005
30 Azerbaijan 9,360 km² 2005
31 Albania 7,940 km² 2005
32 Ireland 6,690 km² 2005
33 Belgium 6,670 km² 2005
34 Denmark 5,000 km² 2005
35 Netherlands 3,650 km² 2005
36 Moldova 3,290 km² 2005
37 Armenia 2,830 km² 2005
38 Cyprus 1,740 km² 2005
39 Luxembourg 870 km² 2005
40 Iceland 460 km² 2005
41 Andorra 160 km² 2005
42 Liechtenstein 70 km² 2005

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Europe Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km

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Interesting observations about Environment > Forest area > Sq. km

  • Brazil ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for forest area > sq. km globally in 2005.
  • Indonesia ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • United States ranked third for forest area > sq. km amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • China ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Sweden ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
  • Bolivia ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Landlocked countries in 2005.
  • Peru ranked second for forest area > sq. km amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
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