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How big is a km²?

We have expressed all forest areas in square kilometer (km² or sq km, i.e. one million square meters or 100 hectares). Forest areas are also often expressed in the following units:

For comparison, here is the approximate area of a few countries:

and the FAO figures for worldwide forest:

To get precise area figures for most countries see External linkhttp://www.ed-u.com/area-of-countries-a.htm


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