What is the largest forest in Africa?

How many forests are in Africa?

According to the U.N. FAO, 22.7% or about 674,419,000 ha of Africa is forested, according to FAO.

Africa Forest Information and Data.

Total Land Area (1000 ha) 2974011
Primary Forest, % total forest
Other wooded land (1000 ha) 350783
Percent other wooded land 12

What is the forest called in Africa?

The Congo Rainforest

Country Primary forest extent 2020 (million hectares) Primary forest extent Share of land mass (million hectares)
DR Congo 99751970 44%
Equatorial Guinea 2187363 78%
Gabon 22430106 87%
Congo 20829481 61%

How many countries make East Africa?

East African countries (19) – Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Somaliland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Which country has no forest?

And the least tree-filled countries? There are five places with no forest whatsoever, according to World Bank’s definition* – Nauru, San Marino, Qatar, Greenland and Gibraltar – while in a further 12 places there is less than one per cent.

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