Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Countries with the Most Forests

Every country wants to promote itself as being green, but which country actually has the most forests?

The world’s most forested country is Suriname in South America, where 98% of its land is covered in forest. 

In second place, there’s Gabon in Central Africa, which has 89% forest. 

And coming in third is the Seychelles, where trees make up 88% of the Archipelago’s total land.

In Europe, it’s Finland with 73% of its land covered by forest.

What about the U.S.? We came in 87th place. Trees account for only one third of our total area.

And last on the list are Qatar, San Marino, Naru and Greenland. They have no forest at all.