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The Most Trees. What is the most forested country in the world? What country has the most trees? You'd be surprised; it's not Brazil, even with all of its rain forests. This list is ranked by the amount of forested area each country has, measured in square kilometers.

For the sake of this list, "forested area" is defined as land with trees at least 5 meters high. Planted forests count, but urban parks and gardens don't.

Source: World Bank Lists
1
Russia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Moscow
8,085,986 sq. km
2
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Brasília
4,714,920 sq. km
3
Canada is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Ottawa
3,101,340 sq. km
4
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Washington, D.C.
3,034,070 sq. km
5
China is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Beijing
2,054,056 sq. km
6
Australia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Canberra
1,632,912 sq. km
7
Dem. Rep. of Congo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Dem. Rep. of Congo
1,329,707 sq. km
8
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Jakarta
847,522 sq. km
9
Peru is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Lima
685,536 sq. km
10
India is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
New Delhi
677,598 sq. km
11
Sudan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Khartoum
663,677 sq. km
12
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Mexico City
637,172 sq. km
13
Colombia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Bogotá
606,340 sq. km
14
Angola is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Luanda
588,544 sq. km
15
Bolivia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 15 Most Forested Countries
Sucre
581,996 sq. km