Democratic Republic of the Congo
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In 2010, Democratic Republic of the Congo had 198 Mha of natural forest, extending over 85% of its land area. In 2022, it lost 1.22 Mha of natural forest, equivalent to 821 Mt of CO₂ emissions.
Explore interactive charts and maps that summarize key statistics about forests in Democratic Republic of the Congo. Statistics – including rates of forest change, forest extent, drivers of deforestation, and deforestation and fire alerts – can be customized, easily shared and downloaded for offline use.

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