What percent of sub-saharan Africa is tropical rainforest?
According to Wikipedia (see Tropical Africa and Sub-Saharan
Africa entries), Tropical African forest is 18 percent of the world
total and covers over 3.6 million square kilometers of land in
West, East and Central Africa. Since Sub-Saharan Africa encompasses
about 24.3 million square kilometers of area, rainforest take up
roughly 14.8 million square kilometers. This figure, however,
decreases every year due to severe rainforest deforestation in the