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African Countries by Forest Area

Among the African countries Seychelles has the minimum forest area which is around 89 percent of the total area of Seychelles whereas Ethiopia has the minimum forest area.

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African Countries by Forest Area Libya Seychelles Tunisia Mauritius Algeria Cape Verde Egypt Morocco Comoros Madagascar Eritrea Mauritania Equatorial Guinea Botswana Senegal Togo Ghana Benin Guinea Kenya Ethiopia The Gambia The Gambia Cote Dlvorie Democratic Republic of Congo Republic of Congo Burkina Cameroon Gabon Niger Uganda Tanzania Burundi Sudan Mali Rwanda Somalia Namibia Chad Swaziland Lesotho South Africa Lesotho Nigeria Zimbabwe Djibouti Central African Republic Guinea Liberia Mozambique Angola Zambia Malawi Sierra Leon Sao Tome and Principe
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African Countries by Forest Area

RankCountryForested Area (km2) % of Land Area
80 Algeria4200001.70%
16 Angola59104047.41%
74 Benin6186054.93%
47 Botswana11943020.53%
70 Burkina Faso6794024.78%
158 Burundi127004.50%
162 Cape Verde84020.83%
33 Cameroon21245044.68%
29 Central African Republic22755036.53%
48 Chad11921009.28%
181 Comoros5002.24%
6 Democratic Republic of the Congo181932650.00%
31 Republic of the Congo22471065.70%
90 Côte d'Ivoire3000009.30%
179 Djibouti6000.26%
163 Egypt67000.07%
115 Equatorial Guinea1632058.18%
116 Eritrea1554013.21%
83 Ethiopia3931303.56%
30 Gabon22751785.00%
137 Gambia485743.00%
102 Ghana2460010.20%
72 Guinea6724027.35%
108 Guinea-Bissau2072057.36%
118 Kenya1320002.27%
177 Lesotho8000.26%
89 Liberia3154028.32%
 
RankCountryForested Area (km2) % of Land Area
152 Libya217000.12%
43 Madagascar12838021.87%
87 Malawi3317628.00%
44 Mali12572010.14%
150 Mauritania267000.26%
165 Mauritius61230.00%
52 Morocco11132511.54%
14 Mozambique62000078.00%
65 Namibia7661009.29%
51 Niger11200008.00%
53 Nigeria11089012.00%
145 Rwanda316112.00%
170 Sao Tome and Principe27028.01%
62 Senegal8673044.09%
168 Seychelles40789.45%
94 Sierra Leone2754038.39%
68 Somalia7131011.18%
61 South Africa8917007.31%
40 South Sudan14819623.00%
13 Sudan67546026.96%
171 Swaziland17401.00%
21 Tanzania35257037.22%
128 Togo800014.00%
109 Tunisia2061512.60%
77 Uganda5000020.74%
20 Zambia37630950.00%
25 Zimbabwe25926766.35%
* Source: CIA The World Factbook, 2005-11

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Last Updated Date: March 7th, 2018