The maximum area under tropical rainforest is found near _?

Answer: [A] Amazon Basin

The bulk of the world's tropical rainforest occurs in the Amazon Basin in South America. Rainforests only cover around 2 percent the total surface area of the Earth, and are mainly found near equator but maximum area under tropical rainforest lies near Amazon Basin in South America. Tropical rainforest consists about 50 percent of the plants and animals on the earth live in the rainforest.

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