ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

District Wise Forest Cover of Uttarakhand (2017)

 

District Wise Forest Cover of Uttarakhand (2017)
 
                                                                                                                                                    (Area in km2)
District
Geo-graphical Area
2017 Assessment
% of GA
Change*
Scrub
Very Dense Forest
Mod. Dense Forest
Open Forest
Total
Almora
3,144
199
837
682
1,718
54.64
17
6
Bageshwar
2,241
162
762
337
1,261
56.27
-10
1
Chamoli
8,030
443
1,580
686
2,709
33.74
-15
1
Champawat
1,766
367
593
264
1,224
69.31
-11
7
Dehradun
3,088
636
626
343
1,605
51.98
5
87
Garhwal
5,329
552
1,925
917
3,394
63.69
76
96
Haridwar
2,360
75
277
236
588
24.92
-3
6
Nainital
4,251
765
1,742
541
3,048
71.70
-35
10
Pithoragar
7,090
505
965
608
2,078
29.31
-5
39
Rudraprayag
1,984
252
580
309
1,141
57.51
37
9
Tehri Garhwal
3,642
272
1,085
708
2,065
56.70
7
97
Udham Singh Nagar
2,542
150
193
93
436
17.15
-14
3
Uttarkashi
8,016
591
1,719
718
3,028
37.77
-26
21
Grand total
53,483
4,969
12,884
6,442
24,295
45.43
23
383
 
 
 
 
 
*Change compared to updated 2015 assessment.
 

 

Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. India State of Forest Report (2017)