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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area
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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area (2008) »

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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)
1RussiaRussia8,089,700
2BrazilBrazil5,239,108
3CanadaCanada3,101,340
4United StatesUnited States3,032,564
5ChinaChina2,013,339
6Congo - KinshasaCongo - Kinshasa1,547,578
7AustraliaAustralia1,511,480
8IndonesiaIndonesia958,020
9SudanSudan700,574
10PeruPeru682,920
11IndiaIndia681,440
12MexicoMexico651,124
13ColombiaColombia607,010
14AngolaAngola587,296
15BoliviaBolivia578,112
16ZambiaZambia498,012
17VenezuelaVenezuela468,502
18MozambiqueMozambique394,448
19TanzaniaTanzania342,348
20MyanmarMyanmar323,922
21ArgentinaArgentina298,796
22Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea290,104
23SwedenSweden282,030
24JapanJapan249,614
25Central African RepublicCentral African Republic226,650
26Congo - BrazzavilleCongo - Brazzaville224,350
27FinlandFinland221,570
28GabonGabon220,000
29MalaysiaMalaysia206,296
30CameroonCameroon203,560
31ThailandThailand189,424
32ParaguayParaguay179,392
33SpainSpain178,212
34ZimbabweZimbabwe162,780
35ChileChile161,558
36LaosLaos159,074
37FranceFrance158,580
38GuyanaGuyana152,050
39SurinameSuriname147,652
40VietnamVietnam135,090
41MadagascarMadagascar126,670
42MaliMali126,480
43EthiopiaEthiopia125,776
44ChadChad116,834
45BotswanaBotswana115,878
46TurkeyTurkey110,964
47GermanyGermany110,760
48IranIran110,750
49MongoliaMongolia110,620
50CambodiaCambodia103,488
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