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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area
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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area (2005) »

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This ranking classifies world countries by their forested area in square kilometers, based on data obtained from the World Bank. The World Bank Group is a specialized United Nations organism whose declared mission is to reduce poverty by granting low interest loans, loans without interest to other banks, and economic aid to developing countries. It was created in 1944 and its headquarters are in Washington D.C. (USA). It is currently comprised of 185 member countries.

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Countrycolumns columns Forested Area  (km2)
1RussiaRussia8,087,900
2BrazilBrazil4,776,980
3CanadaCanada3,101,340
4United StatesUnited States3,030,890
5ChinaChina1,972,900
6AustraliaAustralia1,636,780
7Congo - KinshasaCongo - Kinshasa1,336,100
8IndonesiaIndonesia884,950
9PeruPeru687,420
10IndiaIndia677,010
11SudanSudan675,460
12MexicoMexico642,380
13ColombiaColombia607,280
14AngolaAngola591,040
15BoliviaBolivia587,400
16VenezuelaVenezuela477,130
17ZambiaZambia424,520
18TanzaniaTanzania352,570
19ArgentinaArgentina330,210
20MyanmarMyanmar322,220
21Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea294,370
22SwedenSweden275,280
23JapanJapan248,680
24Central African RepublicCentral African Republic227,550
25FinlandFinland225,000
26Congo - BrazzavilleCongo - Brazzaville224,710
27GabonGabon217,750
28CameroonCameroon212,450
29MalaysiaMalaysia208,900
30MozambiqueMozambique192,620
31ParaguayParaguay184,750
32SpainSpain179,150
33ZimbabweZimbabwe175,400
34LaosLaos161,420
35ChileChile161,210
36FranceFrance155,540
37GuyanaGuyana151,040
38SurinameSuriname147,760
39ThailandThailand145,200
40EthiopiaEthiopia130,000
41VietnamVietnam129,310
42MadagascarMadagascar128,380
43MaliMali125,720
44BotswanaBotswana119,430
45ChadChad119,210
46NigeriaNigeria110,890
47GermanyGermany110,760
48IranIran110,750
49EcuadorEcuador108,530
50CambodiaCambodia104,470
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