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Hot countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km

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

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brazil 4.78 million km² 2005
2 Australia 1.64 million km² 2005
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.34 million km² 2005
4 Indonesia 884,950 km² 2005
5 India 677,010 km² 2005
6 Sudan 675,460 km² 2005
7 Mexico 642,380 km² 2005
8 Colombia 607,280 km² 2005
9 Angola 591,040 km² 2005
10 Bolivia 587,400 km² 2005
11 Venezuela 477,130 km² 2005
12 Zambia 424,520 km² 2005
13 Tanzania 352,570 km² 2005
14 Burma 322,220 km² 2005
15 Papua New Guinea 294,370 km² 2005
16 Gabon 217,750 km² 2005
17 Cameroon 212,450 km² 2005
18 Malaysia 208,900 km² 2005
19 Mozambique 192,620 km² 2005
20 Paraguay 184,750 km² 2005
21 Zimbabwe 175,400 km² 2005
22 Laos 161,420 km² 2005
23 Guyana 151,040 km² 2005
24 Suriname 147,760 km² 2005
25 Thailand 145,200 km² 2005
26 Ethiopia 130,000 km² 2005
27 Vietnam 129,310 km² 2005
28 Madagascar 128,380 km² 2005
29 Mali 125,720 km² 2005
30 Botswana 119,430 km² 2005
31 Chad 119,210 km² 2005
32 Nigeria 110,890 km² 2005
33 Ecuador 108,530 km² 2005
34 Cambodia 104,470 km² 2005
35 Cote d'Ivoire 104,050 km² 2005
36 Senegal 86,730 km² 2005
37 Philippines 71,620 km² 2005
38 Somalia 71,310 km² 2005
39 Burkina Faso 67,940 km² 2005
40 Guinea 67,240 km² 2005
41 Ghana 55,170 km² 2005
42 Nicaragua 51,890 km² 2005
43 Honduras 46,480 km² 2005
44 Panama 42,940 km² 2005
45 Guatemala 39,380 km² 2005
46 Uganda 36,270 km² 2005
47 Kenya 35,220 km² 2005
48 Malawi 34,020 km² 2005
49 Liberia 31,540 km² 2005
50 Sierra Leone 27,540 km² 2005
51 Saudi Arabia 27,280 km² 2005
52 Cuba 27,130 km² 2005
53 Costa Rica 23,910 km² 2005
54 Benin 23,510 km² 2005
55 Algeria 22,770 km² 2005
56 Solomon Islands 21,720 km² 2005
57 Guinea-Bissau 20,720 km² 2005
58 Sri Lanka 19,330 km² 2005
59 Pakistan 19,020 km² 2005
60 Belize 16,530 km² 2005
61 Equatorial Guinea 16,320 km² 2005
62 Eritrea 15,540 km² 2005
63 Dominican Republic 13,760 km² 2005
64 Niger 12,660 km² 2005
65 Fiji 10,000 km² 2005
66 Bangladesh 8,710 km² 2005
67 Iraq 8,220 km² 2005
68 New Caledonia 7,170 km² 2005
69 Yemen 5,490 km² 2005
70 Swaziland 5,410 km² 2005
71 The Bahamas 5,150 km² 2005
72 Togo 3,860 km² 2005
73 Jamaica 3,390 km² 2005
74 El Salvador 2,980 km² 2005
75 Brunei 2,780 km² 2005
76 Mauritania 2,670 km² 2005
77 Trinidad and Tobago 2,260 km² 2005
78 Libya 2,170 km² 2005
79 Samoa 1,710 km² 2005
80 Haiti 1,050 km² 2005
81 Cape Verde 840 km² 2005
82 Egypt 670 km² 2005
83 Dominica 460 km² 2005
84 Seychelles 400 km² 2005
85 Mauritius 370 km² 2005
86 Saint Lucia 170 km² 2005
87 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110 km² 2005
88 Virgin Islands 100 km² 2005
89 Antigua and Barbuda 90 km² 2005
=90 Kuwait 60 km² 2005
=90 Djibouti 60 km² 2005
92 Comoros 50 km² 2005
=93 Grenada 40 km² 2005
=93 Tonga 40 km² 2005
=95 Singapore 20 km² 2005
=95 Kiribati 20 km² 2005
=95 Oman 20 km² 2005
=95 Barbados 20 km² 2005
=99 Bermuda 10 km² 2005
=99 Maldives 10 km² 2005

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Hot 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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