A forest is much more than just trees, it is a large area which is covered with different varieties of greens such as shrubs, wildflowers, mosses and small plants etc. a forest is a natural habitat of uncountable species in the world and has a direct relationship with the climatic change of an area.
The list of the importance of forests is pretty dense in itself and the countries or regions with a large forest area definitely thrive on the produce of the forests more than the countries with less forest cover.
Russia is the country which has got the maximum forest area in the entire world and the forests of this country spread over an area of 7762602 sq km. Brazilian forests are quite well known and are also quite widely spread, making Brazil another nation with the maximum forest cover.
Canada too has a large part of its land covered with dense forests followed by United States which has a total forest area of 3030890 sq km. China comes next to USA when it comes to the forest area whereas Australian forests make Australia one of the top 10 countries with most forest area in the world. Some other nations with a large forest area are Argentina, Indonesia and India.