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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area
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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area (2009) »

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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)
1RussiaRussia8,090,300
2BrazilBrazil5,217,164
3CanadaCanada3,101,340
4United StatesUnited States3,036,392
5ChinaChina2,040,973
6Congo - KinshasaCongo - Kinshasa1,544,464
7AustraliaAustralia1,502,240
8IndonesiaIndonesia951,170
9SudanSudan700,032
10IndiaIndia682,890
11PeruPeru681,420
12MexicoMexico649,572
13ColombiaColombia606,000
14AngolaAngola586,048
15BoliviaBolivia575,036
16ZambiaZambia496,346
17VenezuelaVenezuela465,626
18MozambiqueMozambique392,334
19TanzaniaTanzania338,314
20MyanmarMyanmar320,826
21ArgentinaArgentina296,398
22Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea288,682
23SwedenSweden282,030
24JapanJapan249,702
25Central African RepublicCentral African Republic226,350
26Congo - BrazzavilleCongo - Brazzaville224,230
27FinlandFinland221,570
28GabonGabon220,000
29MalaysiaMalaysia205,428
30CameroonCameroon201,360
31ThailandThailand189,572
32SpainSpain179,973
33ParaguayParaguay177,606
34ChileChile161,934
35ZimbabweZimbabwe159,510
36FranceFrance159,060
37LaosLaos158,292
38GuyanaGuyana152,050
39SurinameSuriname147,616
40VietnamVietnam136,530
41MadagascarMadagascar126,100
42MaliMali125,690
43EthiopiaEthiopia124,368
44ChadChad116,042
45BotswanaBotswana114,694
46TurkeyTurkey112,152
47GermanyGermany110,760
48IranIran110,750
49MongoliaMongolia109,800
50CambodiaCambodia102,214
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