Brazil: Forest area, sq.km

(measure: sq. km; Source: FAO)
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Brazil: Forest area, sq. km

: For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2016. The average value for Brazil during that period was 5153911.3 sq. km with a minimum of 4925540 sq. km in 2016 and a maximum of 5467050 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2016 is 4925540 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 195 countries is 220274.3 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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