Competitive Exams: Indian Geography forest cover

Forest Cover

Forest Cover (areawise Km2)

  1. Madhya Pradesh 1, 31, 195

  2. Arunachal Pradesh 68, 602

  3. 0rissa 46, 941

  4. Maharashtra 46, 143

  5. Andhra Pradesh 43, 290

  6. Karnataka 32, 403

  7. Bihar 26, 524

  8. Assam 23, 824

  9. Jammu & Kashmir 20, 440

  10. Mizoram 18, 775

  11. Manipur 17, 418

  12. Meghalaya 15, 657

  13. Nagaland 14, 221

  14. Gujarat 12, 578

  15. Himachal Pradesh 12, 521

  16. Kerala 10, 334

  17. Punjab 1, 387

  18. Goa 1, 255

  19. Haryana 1, 604

Forest Cover (% of the total area)

  1. Mizoram 89.06

  2. Nagaland 85.78

  3. Arunachal Pradesh 81.92

  4. Manipur 78.04

  5. Meghalaya 69.80

  6. Goa 33.90

  7. Assam 30.37

  8. Orissa 30.15

  9. Madhya Pradesh 29.58

  10. Kerala 26.59

  11. Himachal Pradesh 22.49

  12. Karnataka 16.89

  13. Andhra Pradesh 15.74

  14. Bihar

  15. 25

Important to Know

  • Botanical survey of India (1890) Kolkata

  • Zoological survey of India (1916) Kolkata

  • Forest survey of India (1981) Dehradun. Its four zonal offices are located at Bangalore, Kolkata, Nagpur, Simla.