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Former French colonies Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

DEFINITION: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 14.48 million hectares 2003
2 Morocco 8.48 million hectares 2003
3 Algeria 7.54 million hectares 2003
4 Vietnam 6.6 million hectares 2005
5 Cameroon 5.96 million hectares 2003
6 Syria 4.87 million hectares 2005
7 Burkina Faso 4.84 million hectares 2003
8 Mali 4.8 million hectares 2005
9 Mozambique 4.35 million hectares 2003
10 Cambodia 3.7 million hectares 2005
11 Chad 3.6 million hectares 2003
12 Cote d'Ivoire 3.3 million hectares 2003
13 Madagascar 2.95 million hectares 2003
14 Tunisia 2.79 million hectares 2003
15 Benin 2.65 million hectares 2003
16 Togo 2.51 million hectares 2003
17 Senegal 2.46 million hectares 2003
18 Central African Republic 1.93 million hectares 2003
19 Guinea 1.1 million hectares 2003
20 Laos 1,000,000 hectares 2005
21 Haiti 780,000 hectares 2003
22 Mauritania 488,000 hectares 2003
23 Gabon 325,000 hectares 2003
24 Lebanon 170,000 hectares 2003
25 Djibouti 1,000 hectares 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-French-colonies/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Former French colonies Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

  • United States has had the highest arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Russia ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Singapore has ranked last for arable land > hectares since 1989.
  • France ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • India has ranked #2 in arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Australia ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • China ranked third for arable land > hectares amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • Spain ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for arable land > hectares amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Nigeria ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
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