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Europe Compared by Geography > Forest area > Sq. km

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 Sweden 275,496 2007
3 Finland 225,100 2007
4 Spain 185,066 2007
5 France 156,352 2007
6 Germany 110,760 2007
7 Turkey 102,242 2007
8 Italy 101,918 2007
9 Ukraine 96,010 2007
10 Norway 94,214 2007
11 Poland 92,452 2007
12 Belarus 79,124 2007
13 Romania 63,716 2007
14 Austria 38,716 2007
15 Portugal 38,630 2007
16 Greece 38,124 2007
17 Bulgaria 37,250 2007
18 Latvia 29,634 2007
19 United Kingdom 28,658 2007
20 Georgia 27,601 2007
21 Czech Republic 26,524 2007
22 Estonia 23,004 2007
23 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21,850 2007
24 Croatia 21,374 2007
25 Lithuania 21,306 2007
26 Hungary 20,036 2007
27 Slovakia 19,322 2007
28 Slovenia 12,745 2007
29 Switzerland 12,298 2007
30 Azerbaijan 9,360 2007
31 Albania 8,040 2007
32 Ireland 6,930 2007
33 Belgium 6,670 2007
34 Denmark 5,056 2007
35 Netherlands 3,670 2007
36 Moldova 3,302 2007
37 Armenia 2,742 2007
38 Cyprus 1,750 2007
39 Luxembourg 868 2007
40 Iceland 492 2007
41 Liechtenstein 69 2007
42 Malta 3 2007
43 San Marino 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/group-stats/Europe/Geography/Forest-area/Sq.-km

Europe Compared by Geography > Forest area > Sq. km

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Interesting observations about Geography > Forest area > Sq. km

  • Brazil ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Hot countries in 2007.
  • Russia ranked first for forest area > sq. km globally in 2007.
  • Indonesia ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Muslim countries in 2007.
  • Canada ranked second for forest area > sq. km amongst Christian countries in 2007.
  • United States ranked second for forest area > sq. km amongst Former British colonies in 2007.
  • Sweden ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst European Union in 2007.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2007.
  • China ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2007.
  • Bolivia ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Landlocked countries in 2007.
  • Peru ranked second for forest area > sq. km amongst Catholic countries in 2007.
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