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South Asia 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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 677,598 2007
2 Bhutan 32,166 2007
3 Pakistan 18,164 2007
4 Bangladesh 8,664 2007
5 Afghanistan 8,078 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/South-Asia/Geography/Forest-area/Sq.-km

South Asia 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.
  • Spain ranked first for forest area > sq. km amongst Tourist destinations in 2007.
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