Bulgaria Ranks 9th in the EU in Forest Areas
Eurostat data show that almost 44,7% of the territory of Bulgaria is covered with forests.
In the 2012-2015 period the forest area in Bulgaria has increased by 2,6%, BNR reported. With these numbers Bulgaria ranks 9th in the EU in forest territories.
Finland (71,3%), Sweden (66,5%), Slovenia (63,4%), Estonia (58,2%), Latvia (56,4%), Croatia (50,6%), Slovakia (48,7%), Austria (46,7%), Portugal (46,6%) and Greece (44,5) are also in the top 10.