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Legal Classification of Forest

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Legal Classification of Forest areas in HP 2018**

Category wise Forests 

Area (Km² )

Percentage

Reserved Forests                  

1883

4.96

Demarcated Protected Forests

12852

33.87

Un-demarcated Protected Forests

16035

42.25

Others forests*  (Managed by Forest Department)

7160

18.87

Not managed by Forest Department (Municipal, Cantonment Forests etc.,)                                                                                    

18

0.05

Total

37948

100.00

* Other Forests include Unclassed forests, Shamlats, Co-operative forests, Charagah billa drakhtan and strip forests. 
**All the figures furnished above are as per the official brochure of HP Forest Department, titled as "Forest Area 2018"duly approved by the Govt of HP.