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Chhattisgarh: Forest Area

28-NOV-2013 16:14

    Recorded Forest Area in Chhattisgrah

     

    The Recorded forest area in Chhattisgarh is 59,772 km2 which is 44.21% of its geographical area. Reserved, unclassed and protected forests constitute 43.13%, 16.65% and 40.21% of the total forest area respectively.

     

    District - wise Forest cover (2011 Assessment- Area in Km2)


    District

    Geographical Area

    Very Dense Forest

    Mod. Dense Forest

    Open Forest

    Total

    Scrub

    Bastar

    14974

    1349

    4333

    2329

    8011

    11

    Bilaspur

    8270

    338

    1623

    533

    2494

    6

    Dantewara

    17634

    1082

    6167

    4079

    11328

    22

    Durg

    8549

    44

    521

    202

    767

    4

    Janjgir-Champa

    3852

    4

    26

    125

    155

    2

    Jashpur

    5838

    111

    1485

    568

    2164

    11

    Kanker

    6506

    215

    2044

    835

    3094

    2

    Kawardha

    4223

    70

    1126

    389

    1585

    4

    Korba

    6599

    203

    2306

    840

    3349

    6

    Koriya

    6604

    79

    2605

    1423

    4107

    3

    Mahasamund

    4789

    4

    534

    422

    960

    8

    Raigarh

    7086

    126

    1697

    723

    2546

    13

    Raipur & Dhamtari

    16468

    189

    3837

    1435

    5461

    7

    Rajnandgaon

    8068

    29

    1771

    720

    2520

    4

    Sarguja

    15731

    320

    4836

    1977

    7133

    16

    Grand Total

    135191

    4163

    34911

    16600

    55674

    119

     

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