List of forests in France

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A temperate forest in France

Metropolitan France contains a total of 16,900,000 hectares (65,000 sq mi) of tree coverage, with 13,800,000 hectares (53,000 sq mi) considered to be forestry by the National Forest Inventory (IFN). Of those 13,800,000 hectares (53,000 sq mi), 8,700,000 hectares (34,000 sq mi) consist of leafy forests while the remaining 5,100,000 hectares (20,000 sq mi) consist of evergreen forests.

The majority of forestry in French overseas departments is found in French Guiana, which contains 7,500,000 hectares (29,000 sq mi) of forests.

3,700,000 hectares (14,000 sq mi) of forests in France are publicly owned, with the remaining 10,100,000 hectares (39,000 sq mi) being privately owned. Two-thirds of privately owned forests are larger than 10 hectares (25 acres), and 48% are larger than 25 hectares (62 acres).

The largest forests in France by region are as follows:

Alsace[edit]

Aquitaine[edit]

Auvergne[edit]

Brittany[edit]

Burgundy[edit]

Centre[edit]

Champagne-Ardenne[edit]

Corsica[edit]

Franche-Comté[edit]

Île-de-France[edit]

Languedoc-Roussillon[edit]

Limousin[edit]

Lorraine[edit]

Midi-Pyrénées[edit]

Nord-Pas-de-Calais[edit]

Normandy[edit]

Lower Normandy[edit]

Upper Normandy[edit]

Pays de la Loire[edit]

Picardy[edit]

Poitou-Charentes[edit]

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur[edit]

Rhône-Alpes[edit]

Overseas[edit]

Guadeloupe[edit]

  • 650 km² (390 km²)

French Guiana[edit]

  • 74,500 km²

Martinique[edit]

  • 403 km²

Réunion[edit]

2512 km²