TROPICAL RAINFOREST FACTS

Tropical Rainforest Locations

Tropical Rainforest Stream
Rainforest Stream

Introduction

Where are tropical rainforest located? Tropical rainforest biomes are found in locations throughout the world in a band around the equator known as the "tropics". The tropics wrap around the world in a band approximately 3,000 miles (4,800 kilometers) wide between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

On this page of Tropical Rainforest Facts is a list of many of the world's tropical rainforest with some facts about each. This information includes where these forest are located along with other interesting facts about each; written in a kid-friendly format.

As mentioned above, tropical rainforest are typically found in a band around the equator between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. The equator is an imaginary line running around the earth and segmenting the earth from east to west, the Tropic of Cancer is an imaginary line to the north and running parallel to the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn is an imaginary line to the south and running parallel to the equator.

Latin America Tropical Rainforest

Africa Tropical Rainforest

Southeast Asia Tropical Rainforest