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Former British colonies 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 Canada 3.1 million 2007
2 United States 3.03 million 2007
3 Australia 1.63 million 2007
4 India 677,598 2007
5 Sudan 663,677 2007
6 Zambia 415,624 2007
7 Tanzania 344,326 2007
8 Burma 312,892 2007
9 Malaysia 206,096 2007
10 Zimbabwe 169,140 2007
11 Guyana 151,035 2007
12 Botswana 117,062 2007
13 Nigeria 102,698 2007
14 New Zealand 83,422 2007
15 Namibia 75,122 2007
16 Somalia 69,774 2007
17 Ghana 52,862 2007
18 Kenya 34,980 2007
19 Uganda 34,542 2007
20 Malawi 33,360 2007
21 Bhutan 32,166 2007
22 Sierra Leone 27,158 2007
23 Sri Lanka 18,734 2007
24 Pakistan 18,164 2007
25 Belize 16,530 2007
26 Fiji 10,000 2007
27 Bangladesh 8,664 2007
28 Swaziland 5,504 2007
29 The Bahamas 5,150 2007
30 The Gambia 4,750 2007
31 Jamaica 3,382 2007
32 United Arab Emirates 3,128 2007
33 Brunei 2,740 2007
34 Trinidad and Tobago 2,252 2007
35 Israel 1,738 2007
36 Jordan 830 2007
37 Dominica 455 2007
38 Saint Lucia 170 2007
39 Antigua and Barbuda 94 2007
40 Lesotho 84 2007
41 Kuwait 58 2007
42 Saint Kitts and Nevis 53 2007
43 Grenada 41 2007
44 Singapore 23 2007
45 Barbados 17 2007
46 Tuvalu 10 2007
47 Maldives 9 2007
48 Bahrain 5 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/Former-British-colonies/Geography/Forest-area/Sq.-km

Former British colonies 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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