The tropical rainforest of the congo basin is located in central africa, towards the western coast and spans 700,000 sq miles just to put that into prospective, that’s actually larger than. The congo rainforest is the world’s second largest rainforest, behind the amazon, covering a vast area across central africa through cameroon, equatorial guinea, gabon, the central african. The congo rainforest is high in humidity with averages from 80 to 90 percent the temperature remains relatively stable year round with averages from 68 to 80 f the congo rainforest is very. The congo rainforest is the second largest contiguous block of rainforest in the world after the amazon six nations -- cameroon, the central african republic, the republic of congo, the.
The congo rainforest in central africa contains one of the longest rivers in the world, the congo river the tropical rainforest covers most of the eastern part of the congo but snakes. The democratic republic of congo is the largest country in the congo basin and contains 125 percent of the world’s remaining tropical rainforest 6 seven countries hold 60 per cent of the. The congo basin and southeast asia, respectively, have the second and third largest areas of tropical rainforest rainforests also exist on some the caribbean islands, in central america, in.
For example, rainforests are in the amazon basin, the congo basin of equatorial africa and parts of the east indies plants the humid tropical climate features thick vegetation that grows in. The state of forests in the amazon basin, congo basin and southeast asia a report prepared for the characterized either as tropical rainforests or as moist deciduous forests basin. Facts about congo rainforest present the interesting information about the rainforest in congo which spans around the congo river most eastern areas of congo are filled with tropical. Geographical characteristics of the congo rainforest flora the congo basin represents 70% of the african continents plant cover and makes up a large portion of africa's biodiversity with.
The congo basin is the sedimentary basin of the congo river the basin is a total of 37 million square kilometers and is home to some of the largest undisturbed stands of tropical. In recent years, the rate of deforestation in the congo basin forest, the world's second largest tropical rainforest, has increased at an alarming rate the inadequate control over the. Tropical rainforests grow only in areas where rainfall, temperatures and humidity is high throughout the year with the equator running through the country, the congo basin climate is warm. The congo basin, nestled in west coast of central africa, hosts the second largest tropical rainforest t he basin spans 700,000 square miles and extends across six countries in africa. Forests of the congo basin overview f the forests of the congo basin constitute the second larg-est area of dense tropical rainforest in the world th ey stretch from the coast of the.
The congo basin is the second largest tropical rainforest in the world, with almost 2 million square kilometers of humid forest- an area about the size of mexico. The congo rainforest, sometimes called the congo basin rainforest, is a 15 million square mile rainforest located in the congo basin in central africa it is the world's second largest. Rainforest of the congo basin share many characteristics with the amazon rainforest and other tropical forests worldwide: high diversity, dense vegetation, and multiple layers of forest.
Congolese rainforests jump to navigation jump to search congolese rainforests the congolese forests are a broad belt of lowland tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of the tropical. The weather of the congo basin's rainforest is classified as a tropical for it lies in the areas between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn in the equatorial region. Congo rainforest ecosystem print reference this disclaimer: ecosystem characteristics and services congo rainforest is one of the tropical ecosystems that have high primary.
The government of the democratic republic of congo (drc) has said that it plans to remove a moratorium on industrial logging in the congo basin at 500 million acres, it is larger than the. Tropical rainforest 1 characteristics of rainforest 2 cause of deforestation 3 impacts of deforestation 4 how should we manage deforestation • congo basin (the democratic. The congo basin is home to the second largest rainforest in the world the equatorial climate that prevails over a significant part of the congo basin is coextensive with a dense evergreen.
The congo basin makes up one of the most important wilderness areas left on earth at 500 million acres, it is larger than the state of alaska and stands as the world’s second-largest. The congo is home to more different species of plant and animal than any other african country the congo rainforest is characterized by dense rainforest broad-leaved trees , such as.