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In 2021, hundreds of thousands of hectares of land in Europe alone were burned. There were 831 forest fires in 43 countries, burning 433,700 hectares.
Axar.az reports that the European Forest Fire Information System has released official statistics.
It was noted that a total of 1,074 fires occurred in the European Union (EU) this year, burning 190,595 hectares. In non-EU European countries, 185,805 hectares burned in 537 fires.
According to statistics, 146 fires broke out in 9 countries of the Middle East and North Africa, burning a total of 57,300 hectares.
2021.08.03 / 13:14