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Sparsely populated countries 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 8.09 million 2007
2 Canada 3.1 million 2007
3 Australia 1.63 million 2007
4 Sudan 663,677 2007
5 Angola 588,544 2007
6 Bolivia 581,996 2007
7 Zambia 415,624 2007
8 Argentina 327,214 2007
9 Papua New Guinea 291,588 2007
10 Central African Republic 226,958 2007
11 Finland 225,100 2007
12 Gabon 217,546 2007
13 Paraguay 181,178 2007
14 Guyana 151,035 2007
15 Suriname 147,760 2007
16 Mali 123,715 2007
17 Chad 117,626 2007
18 Botswana 117,062 2007
19 Mongolia 100,868 2007
20 Norway 94,214 2007
21 New Zealand 83,422 2007
22 Namibia 75,122 2007
23 Somalia 69,774 2007
24 Turkmenistan 41,270 2007
25 Kazakhstan 33,258 2007
26 Bhutan 32,166 2007
27 Saudi Arabia 27,280 2007
28 Algeria 23,299 2007
29 Solomon Islands 20,924 2007
30 Belize 16,530 2007
31 Uruguay 15,448 2007
32 Niger 12,411 2007
33 New Caledonia 7,170 2007
34 Mauritania 2,470 2007
35 Libya 2,170 2007
36 Iceland 492 2007
37 Oman 20 2007
38 Greenland 2 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/Sparsely-populated-countries/Geography/Forest-area/Sq.-km

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