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Forest area, sq.km - Country rankings:

The average for 2015 was 205250.4 sq. km.The highest value was in Russia: 8149305 sq. km and the lowest value was in Gibraltar: 0 sq. km. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: 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.


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