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Former British colonies 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 Canada 3.1 million km² 2005
2 United States 3.03 million km² 2005
3 Australia 1.64 million km² 2005
4 India 677,010 km² 2005
5 Sudan 675,460 km² 2005
6 Zambia 424,520 km² 2005
7 Tanzania 352,570 km² 2005
8 Burma 322,220 km² 2005
9 Malaysia 208,900 km² 2005
10 Zimbabwe 175,400 km² 2005
11 Guyana 151,040 km² 2005
12 Botswana 119,430 km² 2005
13 Nigeria 110,890 km² 2005
14 New Zealand 83,090 km² 2005
15 Namibia 76,610 km² 2005
16 Somalia 71,310 km² 2005
17 Ghana 55,170 km² 2005
18 Uganda 36,270 km² 2005
19 Kenya 35,220 km² 2005
20 Malawi 34,020 km² 2005
21 Bhutan 31,950 km² 2005
22 Sierra Leone 27,540 km² 2005
23 Sri Lanka 19,330 km² 2005
24 Pakistan 19,020 km² 2005
25 Belize 16,530 km² 2005
26 Fiji 10,000 km² 2005
27 Bangladesh 8,710 km² 2005
28 Yemen 5,490 km² 2005
29 Swaziland 5,410 km² 2005
30 The Bahamas 5,150 km² 2005
31 The Gambia 4,710 km² 2005
32 Jamaica 3,390 km² 2005
33 United Arab Emirates 3,120 km² 2005
34 Brunei 2,780 km² 2005
35 Trinidad and Tobago 2,260 km² 2005
36 Israel 1,710 km² 2005
37 Jordan 830 km² 2005
38 Egypt 670 km² 2005
39 Dominica 460 km² 2005
40 Saint Lucia 170 km² 2005
41 Antigua and Barbuda 90 km² 2005
42 Lesotho 80 km² 2005
43 Kuwait 60 km² 2005
44 Saint Kitts and Nevis 50 km² 2005
45 Grenada 40 km² 2005
=46 Singapore 20 km² 2005
=46 Barbados 20 km² 2005
48 Maldives 10 km² 2005

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Former British colonies 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.
  • Australia ranked third for forest area > sq. km amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
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