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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area
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Ranking of Countries with the Most Forested Area (2012) »

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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)
1RussiaRussia8,092,100
2BrazilBrazil5,151,332
3CanadaCanada3,101,340
4United StatesUnited States3,047,876
5ChinaChina2,123,873
6Congo - KinshasaCongo - Kinshasa1,535,122
7AustraliaAustralia1,474,520
8IndonesiaIndonesia930,620
9IndiaIndia687,240
10PeruPeru676,920
11MexicoMexico644,916
12ColombiaColombia602,970
13AngolaAngola582,304
14BoliviaBolivia565,808
15ZambiaZambia491,348
16VenezuelaVenezuela456,998
17MozambiqueMozambique385,992
18TanzaniaTanzania326,212
19MyanmarMyanmar311,538
20ArgentinaArgentina289,204
21Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea284,416
22SwedenSweden282,030
23JapanJapan249,966
24Central African RepublicCentral African Republic225,450
25Congo - BrazzavilleCongo - Brazzaville223,870
26FinlandFinland221,570
27GabonGabon220,000
28MalaysiaMalaysia202,824
29SudanSudan197,332
30CameroonCameroon194,760
31ThailandThailand190,016
32SpainSpain185,253
33ParaguayParaguay172,248
34ChileChile163,062
35FranceFrance160,500
36LaosLaos155,946
37GuyanaGuyana152,050
38ZimbabweZimbabwe149,700
39SurinameSuriname147,508
40VietnamVietnam140,850
41MadagascarMadagascar124,390
42MaliMali123,320
43EthiopiaEthiopia120,144
44TurkeyTurkey115,716
45ChadChad113,666
46BotswanaBotswana111,142
47GermanyGermany110,760
48IranIran110,750
49MongoliaMongolia107,340
50NorwayNorway102,178
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