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Top 20 Least Forested Countries

Excluding very small countries (see that list below), which countries have the lowest percentage of forest cover?
This is the companion quiz to Top 20 Most Forested Countries.
Qualification: 10,000 sq km (about the size of Lebanon or Cyprus) or larger
Smaller countries with 3.6% or less forest cover: Qatar, Vatican City, Monaco, Bahrain, Malta, Palestine, San Marino, Comoros, Kiribati, Singapore.
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Last updated: November 29, 2022
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% forested
country
0.1
Egypt
0.1
Libya
0.3
Afghanistan
0.3
Djibouti
0.3
Mauritania
0.3
Kuwait
0.3
Lesotho
0.9
Yemen
1.0
Iceland
1.0
Jordan
% forested
country
1.0
Eswatini
1.3
Saudi Arabia
1.5
Haiti
1.7
Algeria
1.9
Iraq
2.0
Kazakhstan
2.3
Kenya
2.5
Syria
2.9
Tajikistan
3.6
Ethiopia
6 Comments
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Level 82
Sep 14, 2014
I was about to say... what?? Bahrain's not on here? Where is the forest? We've got one tree out in the desert and it's a tourist attraction because, well, it's like the only tree in the country. But then I saw the caveats. :D
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Level 21
Feb 28, 2015
Surprised not to see Niger in this list
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Level 55
May 7, 2015
Wow, Haiti. The only one I was surprised to see on here.
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Level 73
Jun 10, 2016
Lots of deforestation in Haiti.

I was surprised Mongolia was not on the list.

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Level 68
Nov 29, 2022
Swaziland is known as Eswatini since 19th April 2018.
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Level 76
Nov 29, 2022
Updated, thanks.