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Tourist destinations Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

DEFINITION: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 France 18.51 million hectares 2005
2 Spain 13.7 million hectares 2005
3 Hungary 4.6 million hectares 2005
4 Greece 2.63 million hectares 2005
5 Denmark 2.24 million hectares 2005
6 Austria 1.39 million hectares 2005
7 Ireland 1.22 million hectares 2005
8 Croatia 1.11 million hectares 2005
9 Estonia 591,000 hectares 2005
10 Switzerland 410,000 hectares 2005
11 Botswana 377,000 hectares 2003
12 Cyprus 100,000 hectares 2005
13 United Arab Emirates 64,000 hectares 2003
14 Luxembourg 60,000 hectares 2005
15 Qatar 18,000 hectares 2005
16 Barbados 16,000 hectares 2003
17 Malta 9,000 hectares 2005
=18 Antigua and Barbuda 8,000 hectares 2003
=18 The Bahamas 8,000 hectares 2003
=20 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7,000 hectares 2003
=20 Iceland 7,000 hectares 2005
22 Dominica 5,000 hectares 2003
=23 Liechtenstein 4,000 hectares 2005
=23 Saint Lucia 4,000 hectares 2003
=23 Palau 4,000 hectares 2003
=23 Maldives 4,000 hectares 2003
=27 Grenada 2,000 hectares 2003
=27 Aruba 2,000 hectares 2003
=27 Guam 2,000 hectares 2003
=27 Bahrain 2,000 hectares 2005
=31 San Marino 1,000 hectares 2003
=31 Bermuda 1,000 hectares 2003
=31 Andorra 1,000 hectares 2003
=31 Cayman Islands 1,000 hectares 2003
=31 Seychelles 1,000 hectares 2003
36 Singapore 600 hectares 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Tourist-destinations/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Tourist destinations Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

  • United States has had the highest arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Russia ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Singapore has ranked last for arable land > hectares since 1989.
  • France ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • India has ranked #2 in arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Australia ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • China ranked third for arable land > hectares amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • Spain ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for arable land > hectares amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Nigeria ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
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