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Definition
Total forest area in km2. The two criteria for a forest area are: (1) an area that spans more than half a hectare, with trees higher than five metres; and (2) a canopy cover of more than 10%, or trees able to reach that threshold in situ.

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Proportion of forest area within legally established protected areas (%) Primary forest, Thousand hectares Primary forest, change/yr Planted forest, Thousand hectares

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