Forest area statistics

Turkey

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 9,680 10,052 10,175
Other wooded land 10,905 10,728 10,689
Forest and other wooded land 20,585 20,780 20,864
Other land 56,378 56,183 56,099
...of which with tree cover - - -
Total land area 76,963 76,963 76,963
Inland water bodies 519 519 519
Total area of country 77,482 77,482 77,482



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary 739 897 975 272 330 359
Modified natural 6,640 6,205 5,925 1,824 2,112 2,256
Semi-natural 462 646 738 - - -
Productive plantation 1,459 1,763 1,916 - - -
Protective plantation 380 541 621 - - -
Total 9,680 10,052 10,175 2,096 2,442 2,615

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010