* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Russia: Forest area, sq. km: For that indicator, FAO provides data for Russia from 1990 to 2015. The average value for Russia during that period was 8108894.6 sq. km with a minumum of 8087900 sq. km in 2005 and a maximum of 8151356 sq. km in 2010. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.