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Agricultural area

(thousand hectares)

In 2016, agricultural area in Sri Lanka was 2,740 thousand hectares. In the ranking by agricultural area including 193 countries, Sri Lanka has the 161st rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Spain and the Sudan. Compared to Afghanistan which at the top of the ranking with agricultural area of 37,910 thousand hectares in 2016, Sri Lanka has 92.77 % percent lower agricultural area.

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What is agricultural area?

Agricultural area, this category is the sum of areas under “Arable land and Permanent crops” and “Permanent pastures”.