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Forested Lands in Taiwan Island Proper

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The natural forest area in Taiwan measures 1,527,500 hectares, representing 73% of the forestland across the island. Artificial forests cover 20% of the forestland. Majority of the natural forests are of the broad-leaved type, constituting more than 60% of the natural forest area. Majority of the artificial forests are of the coniferous type, making up about 51% of the artificially forested area.

Statistics on Forested Lands in Taiwan Proper

Types of the Forest Area

Hectare

Percentage

Natural Forest 1,527,500 72.7
 Coniferous Forest 220,100 10.5
  Spruce and Abies kawakamii 27,100 1.3
  Tsuga formosana 52,600 2.5
  Juniper 48,500 2.3
  Other Coniferous Forest (including Pine) 91,900 4.4
 Mixed Forest 331,600 15.8
 Coniferous Forest 975,800 46.4
Artificial Forest 422,600 20.1
 Coniferous Forest 218,400 10.4
 Coniferous Forest 144,600 6.9
 Mixed Forest 59,600 2.8
Bamboo Forest 152,300 7.2
Total 2,102,400 100

The Chart of Forested Lands in Taiwan Island Proper
The Chart of Forested Lands in Taiwan Island Proper

 

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