As per the India State of Forest Report 2019 (released on 30th December 2019), the percentage of forest cover in India is 21.67% or 7,12,249 sq km. Maximum forest cover areawise is in Madhya Pradesh and lowest is in Daman & Diu. Maximum forest cover percentage wise is in Lakshadweep Islands and lowest is in Ladakh.
Which Indian states have maximum and minimum forest cover area?
In terms of forest cover as a percentage of their total geographical area, the top five states are Mizoram (85.41 percent), Arunachal Pradesh (79.63 percent), Meghalaya (76.33 percent), Manipur (75.46 percent) and Nagaland (75.31 percent).
Which state has highest forest cover in India?
Map of States having largest forest cover in India
|Rank||States with Highest Forest Cover 2013||Total Forest Cover in Sq kms|
Which of the following states has its maximum area under the forest cover?
Complete answer: Madhya Pradesh has the largest area under permanent forest. It is followed by Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Maharashtra. The recorded forest area of the state is about 95,000 sq.
Which state have maximum and minimum forest cover area?
In 2017, Haryana had the lowest forest cover with respect to total geographical area in India at 6.79 percent. Trailing closely behind was the state of Punjab with 6.87 percent tree cover.
Which state of India has 90% area under the forest?
The Union Territory of Lakshadweep has the highest forest cover of 90.33% .
Which state has the lowest area under forest?
km, Haryana has the lowest area under forest among the states of India. In terms of percentage, Mizoram with 83 per cent of its area under forest holds the first rank, followed by Mizoram at 81 per cent and Nagaland at 80.50 per cent.
How much area of India is covered with forest?
As of 2019, the total forest cover in India is 712,249 Sq km (71.22 million hectares), which is 21.67 percent of the total geographical area. Whereas, the total forest and tree cover in India is 807,276 Sq km (80.73 million hectors), which is 24.56 percent of the total geographical area of the country.
Which state has most forest?
List by state, district, or territory
|Rank||State, district or territory||Percent forest (2016)|
|4||Northern Mariana Islands||80.37%|
Which Indian state has highest private forest in India?
Madhya Pradesh has the largest forest cover in India.
Which state has maximum area under teak forest in India?
The correct answer is Madhya Pradesh. Teak is one of the most important timber trees of India and Southeast Asia. The most important teak forests in India are in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh.
Which Union territory has minimum area under forest cover?
Lakshadweep is the union territory having minimum forest cover. Since Lakshadweep consists only of coral islands, they have- no proper soil for growing of forests except for coconut trees.