Surinam
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SURINAM STATISTICS
Land area: 156,000 km2 Area of forest: 133,201.5 km2 % Land area forested: 85.4
Forest Type Area Protected (km2) in IUCN Categories I-VI: Total Forest (km2) Total Protected (km2) % Protected
Ia Ib II III IV V VI
Tropical
14 Lowland evergreen broadleaf rain forest     170.5   3916.9     110431.0 4087.4 3.7
15 Lower montane forest     5.0   335.7     5112.5 340.7 6.7
16 Upper montane forest               2.0 0.0 0.0
17 Freshwater swamp forest         747.5     13084.3 747.5 5.7
18 Semi-evergreen moist broadleaf forest               11.3 0.0 0.0
21 Mangrove         229.7   168.6 1071.8 398.3 37.2
22 Disturbed natural forest               12.3 0.0 0.0
24 Sclerophyllous dry forest         43.8     3461.3 43.8 1.3
26 Sparse trees and parkland         3.1     15.3 3.1 20.4
Total 0.0 0.0 175.5 0.0 5276.6 0.0 168.6 133201.5 5620.8 4.2

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26 July 2000 | Current date: 10 December 2000