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Top 10 Largest Forests in the World


Top 10 Largest Forests in the World

1.Taiga Forest — 8.8 million sq. kilometers

Taiga forest covers the largest area of the Northern Russia and North America. It spread North America, Asia Europe.

2.The Amazon Forest5 million sq. kilometers

The Amazon rainforest is a moist broadleaf forest in the Amazon biome. There many animals live in the amazon and about 20% of the earth’s oxygen is produced by the Amazon. World’s Second largest river, the Amazon River flows through this jungle.

3.The Congo Rainforest — 2,023,428 sq. kilometers

The Congo Basin forests are a lifeline for more than 60 million people — providing food and income for many remote communities, storing huge amounts of carbon, supporting unique ecosystems and regulating the flow of the major rivers across Central Africa.

4.Valdivian Temperate Rainforest — 248,100 sq. kilometers

Valdivian Temperate Rainforest gets its name after the city of Valdivia.This forest is one of the densest forests in the world. This forest is an Eco region on the west coast of southern South America, in Chile and extending into Argentina.

5.Tongass Rainforest — 68,062 sq. kilometers

Tongass Rainforest is largest forest in the U.S.A more than the size of Sri Lanka.

6.Sundarbans – 10,000 sq. kilometers

Sundarbans cover  Bangladesh as well as little part of Indian. The Sundarbans is the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger.

7.Xishuangbanna Tropical Forest — 2,402 sq kilometers

The Xishuangbanna Tropical Rainforest is situated in the China.

8.Daintree Forest – 2600 sq. kilometers

Daintree forest is the oldest forest in the world about 135 million yrs. It is located in Australia.

9.Kinabalu National Park – 754 sq. kilometers

Kinabalu National Park located in Malaysia and Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO. It is Southeast Asia’s highest peak.

10.Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest – 192 sq. kilometers

Mindo Nambillo is a cloud forest which situated in South America. It is very dense forest, and neighboring forest to the great Amazon Forest.

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