List of forests in Denmark

This is a list of forests in Denmark.


In the year 2000, Denmark had 4860 km², corresponding to 11% of the Danish territory. Of this, 69% was located in Jutland while 31% was located on the islands. 63% was coniferous forest while 37% was broadleaf forest.[1]

The 10 largest forests in Denmark

In 2004 the Danish Forest and Nature Agency published this list of the 10 largest forests in Denmark:[1]

Forests of Denmark by area
Rank Forest Area (km²) Location
1. Silkeborgskovene224.00 Central Jutland
2. Rold Skov 80.00 Himmerland
3. Klosterheden64.00 Western Jutland
4. Gribskov55.00 Northern Zealand
5. Almindingen50.00 Bornholm
6. Kompedal PlantageAlhedens Skov46.00 Central Jutland
7. Løvenholm, Fjeld, Ramten and others 43.00 Central Jutland
8. Vesterskov, Thorsø, Sønderskov, Rye Nørreskov and others 41.00 Central Jutland
9. Skramsø, Skærsø, Lyngsbæk and others 40.00 Djursland
10. Slagelseskovene 39.00 Central Zealand
10. Tvorup, Nystrup, Vandet plantager 39.00 Thy

Forests in Denmark


  1. 1 2 "Danmarks skove i tal". Dansk Skovforening. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
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