World Map of the Boreal Forest

Our Biome on Map

Where is the Boreal Forest on the World Map?

The boreal forests, the largest terrestrial biome on the planet, are vast coniferous forests spanning across the northern hemisphere. You can find the boreal forests from eastern Canada all the way through Russia and Northern Europe.

Boreal Forest Map Globe Worldwide Range

North America’s boreal forest combined with Russia’s and Northern Europe’s taiga makes up to 31% of the world’s forest coverage, which equates to 16.6 million square km.

That's 11% of the earth’s total land mass!