Are there any tropical rainforests in Africa?

Africa is home to around 18% of the world’s tropical forests. The second largest tropical forest on the planet is located in the Congo Basin in central Africa and extends for around 3 million square kilometres – which is larger than the entire land mass of Argentina.

What countries in Africa have tropical rainforests?

These countries include Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

How many countries does the rainforest touch in Africa?

By far, the largest number of countries with rainforests are located in one geographical section of the World — the Afrotropical region. The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) indicates these 38 countries exist mainly in West and Central Africa.

What is the name of the rainforest in Australia?

The rainforests of the Wet Tropics

Where: The Daintree Rainforest sits between Cairns and Cooktown in the north of Queensland. The world’s oldest rainforest, the Daintree is so beautiful and lush that it was the inspiration for the movie Avatar.

What is the biggest threat to African rainforest today?

Which is the biggest threat to African rainforests today? Overpopulation and deforestation.

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