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Former Soviet republics Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 8.09 million km² 2005
2 Ukraine 95,750 km² 2005
3 Belarus 78,940 km² 2005
4 Turkmenistan 41,270 km² 2005
5 Kazakhstan 33,370 km² 2005
6 Uzbekistan 32,950 km² 2005
7 Latvia 29,410 km² 2005
8 Georgia 27,600 km² 2005
9 Estonia 22,840 km² 2005
10 Lithuania 20,990 km² 2005
11 Azerbaijan 9,360 km² 2005
12 Kyrgyzstan 8,690 km² 2005
13 Tajikistan 4,100 km² 2005
14 Moldova 3,290 km² 2005
15 Armenia 2,830 km² 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-Soviet-republics/Environment/Forest-area/Sq.-km

Former Soviet republics 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.
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