For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1990 to 2016. The average value for North Korea during that period was 65527.8 sq. km with a minimum of 49040 sq. km in 2016 and a maximum of 82010 sq. km in 1990.
The latest value from 2016 is 49040 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 195
countries is 222046.1 sq. km.
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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.