Forest means large area of land covered with trees or other woody vegetation. Forests are very important to humans as well as our planet earth. They carry many ecological and economical benefits. They absorbs carbon dioxide and revel oxygen, it is very needed human to live. Increase the rate of deforestation in many countries is the main reason of Global warming. So now many countries in world expanding and managing their forest through planting or natural processes. Here we are listing top five countries with largest area of forest.
Russia has the largest areas of forest in world wide. They has many forests in their country, about 7,762,846 square km forested area which has covered about 45 percent land of the Russia and it accounts around 20 percent of world’s forest area. Spruce, pine, fir, birch-aspen, larch, stone birch, dwarf pine and broadleaved trees sre found in Russian forest. Pine and birch-aspen are common and most numbers trees in the Russian forests. Akhmerovsky forest, ary-mas, barsky forest, bitsa park, chernyayevsky forest, dancing forest and genko forest belt are some of the forests of russia.
Brazil has the second largest areas of forest in world wide. Around 4,776,980 square km area which has covered about 56 percent land total of the Brazil and it is accounts around 16 percent of world’s forest area. Large part of forest is in the amazon area and it is a rain forest, consist of one-third of all animal species in the world, approximately 56 000 species of plants, 1 700 bird species, 695 amphibian species, 578 mammal species and 651 reptile species. Most of the rain forest areas in Brazil are located within the Amazon Basin.
Canada has the third largest forest areas in the world. Around 3,101,340 square Km area which has covered 31.06% of total land of Canada and it is accounts around 7 percent of world’s forest area. The boreal region in Canada covers around 60% of the country’s land area.
Around 3,030,890 square km area which has covered about 30.84 percent land total of the United states and it is accounts around 6 percent of world’s forest area. custer national forest, plumas national forest, shasta national forest and sequoia national forest are the list of largest United States national forests.
Around 1,821,000 square Km area which has covered about 18.21% of the land area of China and it is accounts around 4 percent of world’s forest area. The Greater Hinggan is the biggest and most important pine forest in China. picea schrenkiana forest of tianshan mountains, mixed coniferous broad-leaved forest of changbai mountain, tropical rainforest of jianfeng mountain, alpine cuckoo forest of Baima Snow mountain are some of the famous forests in China.