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South and Central Asia 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 India 677,010 km² 2005
2 Turkmenistan 41,270 km² 2005
3 Nepal 36,360 km² 2005
4 Kazakhstan 33,370 km² 2005
5 Uzbekistan 32,950 km² 2005
6 Bhutan 31,950 km² 2005
7 Sri Lanka 19,330 km² 2005
8 Pakistan 19,020 km² 2005
9 Bangladesh 8,710 km² 2005
10 Kyrgyzstan 8,690 km² 2005
11 Afghanistan 8,670 km² 2005
12 Tajikistan 4,100 km² 2005
13 Maldives 10 km² 2005

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South and Central Asia 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.
  • Australia ranked third for forest area > sq. km amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
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