The Siberian taiga is the world's
largest forest stretching 5,700 kilometers from west to east and 1,000
kilometers from north to south through northern Russia, Norway, Finland and
Sweden, covering some 2.7 billion acres.
The longest forest is the North America taiga at 6,200 kilometers, but it varies
in width from 500 - 1,000 kilometers.
The North America taiga Stretches from Alaska to Newfoundland.
The taiga accounts for over 25% of the world's forested area.
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