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Former French 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 Central African Republic 226,958 2007
2 Gabon 217,546 2007
3 Cameroon 208,050 2007
4 Mozambique 191,620 2007
5 Laos 159,860 2007
6 Vietnam 134,134 2007
7 Madagascar 127,637 2007
8 Mali 123,715 2007
9 Chad 117,626 2007
10 Cote d'Ivoire 104,358 2007
11 Cambodia 100,094 2007
12 Senegal 85,832 2007
13 Burkina Faso 67,464 2007
14 Guinea 66,522 2007
15 Morocco 43,784 2007
16 Algeria 23,299 2007
17 Benin 22,214 2007
18 Niger 12,411 2007
19 Tunisia 10,948 2007
20 Syria 4,726 2007
21 Togo 3,460 2007
22 Mauritania 2,470 2007
23 Lebanon 1,387 2007
24 Haiti 1,034 2007
25 Djibouti 56 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-French-colonies/Geography/Forest-area/Sq.-km

Former French 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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