Federal lands are lands in the United States for which ownership is claimed by the U.S. federal government.
As of March 2012, out of the 2.27 billion acres in the country, about 28% of the total was owned by the Federal government according to the Interior Department.
Primary federal land holders 
See also 
- Crown Estate
- Article Four of the United States Constitution#Clause 2: Federal property and the Territorial Clause
- Lipton, Eric, and Clifford Krauss, "Giving Reins to the States Over Drilling", New York Times, August 23, 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-26.
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