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High income OECD countries 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 Canada 3.1 million km² 2005
2 United States 3.03 million km² 2005
3 Australia 1.64 million km² 2005
4 Sweden 275,280 km² 2005
5 Japan 248,680 km² 2005
6 Finland 225,000 km² 2005
7 Spain 179,150 km² 2005
8 Chile 161,210 km² 2005
9 France 155,540 km² 2005
10 Germany 110,760 km² 2005
11 Italy 99,790 km² 2005
12 Norway 93,870 km² 2005
13 Poland 91,920 km² 2005
14 New Zealand 83,090 km² 2005
15 South Korea 62,650 km² 2005
16 Austria 38,620 km² 2005
17 Portugal 37,830 km² 2005
18 Greece 37,520 km² 2005
19 United Kingdom 28,450 km² 2005
20 Czech Republic 26,480 km² 2005
21 Estonia 22,840 km² 2005
22 Slovakia 19,290 km² 2005
23 Slovenia 12,640 km² 2005
24 Switzerland 12,210 km² 2005
25 Ireland 6,690 km² 2005
26 Belgium 6,670 km² 2005
27 Denmark 5,000 km² 2005
28 Netherlands 3,650 km² 2005
29 Israel 1,710 km² 2005
30 Luxembourg 870 km² 2005
31 Iceland 460 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Environment/Forest-area/Sq.-km

High income OECD countries 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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