1990 - 2016 Africa: Countries with Most Forested Areas
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1990 - 2016 Africa: This table depicts for the (often declining) size of forest areas from 1990 - 2016 for countries in Africa.

Forest area (% of land area) - Forest area is defined, according to World Bank, as land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.

  Top 30 ranks, by 2016 in descending order ( rank and segment full dataset - 220 items )

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