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Vegetation cover

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Classification of land use and cover
CATEGORY Hectares Km 2 % Total
Forest cover 1.585.258.74 15.852,59 32,89
Scrubland 781.873.83 7.818,74 16,22
Savannas 12.238.38 122,38 0,25
Pastures 382.525.74 3.825,26 7,94
Agricultural use 1.851.188.67 18.511,89 38,41
Lakes and lagoons 27.519.75 275,20 0,57
Dams 8.866.71 88,67 0,18
Non-classified zones 25.558.74 255,59 0,53
Sparse vegetation 74.016.18 740,16 1,54
Mines 60.21 0,60 0,00
Populated areas 70.142.04 701,42 1,46
GENERAL TOTAL 4.819.248.99 48.192,49 100,00

Source: Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Atlas of the Natural Resources of the Dominican Republic, Publisher Owl: Santo Domingo, DO, 2004.