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Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

24-OCT-2018 14:53
    Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

    A National Park is a place which is use for conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. It is also conserve for purposes of public recreation and enjoyment or because of its historical or scientific interest. Yellowstone National Park was the world’s first national park which was established through legislation signed by U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872.

    Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

    The list of top 10 Biggest National Parks are given below along with their establishment date, location (state) and area in kilometre square:

    10. Indravati National Park  

    Established: 1975

    State (Location): Chhattisgarh

    Area (km Square): 1,258.4

    9. Jim Corbett National Park

    Established: 1936

    State (Location): Uttarakhand

    Area (km Square): 1,318.5

    Biosphere Reserves in India

    8. Sundarbans National Park

    Established: 1984

    State (Location): West Bengal

    Area (km Square): 1,330.1

    7. Gir Forest National Park   

    Established: 1965

    State (Location): Gujarat

    Area (km Square): 1,412.0

    6. Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park

    Established: 1981

    State (Location): Chhattisgarh

    Area (km Square): 1,440.7

    Project Tiger Reserves of India

    5. Khangchendzonga National Park        

    State (Location): Sikkim

    Area (km Square): 1,784.0

    4. Namdapha National Park  

    State (Location): Arunachal Pradesh

    Area (km Square): 1,985.2

    3. Gangotri National Park     

    State (Location): Uttarakhand

    Area (km Square): 2,390.0

    2. Desert National Park         

    Established: 1981

    State (Location): Rajasthan

    Area (km Square): 3,162.0

    1. Hemis National Park

    Established: 1981

    State (Location): Jammu and Kashmir

    Area (km Square): 4,400.0

    Elephant Reserves of India

    Top 10 Biggest National Parks in India

    Name of National Park (Rank)

    Description

    1. Hemis National Park

    Established: 1981

    State (Location): Jammu and Kashmir

    Area ( km Square): 4,400.0

    2. Desert National Park

    Established: 1981

    State (Location): Rajasthan

    Area ( km Square): 3,162.0

    3. Gangotri National Park

    State (Location): Uttarakhand

    Area ( km Square): 2,390.0

    4. Namdapha National Park

    State (Location): Arunachal Pradesh

    Area ( km Square): 1,985.2

    5. Khangchendzonga National Park

    State (Location): Sikkim

    Area ( km Square): 1,784.0

    6. Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park

    Established: 1981

    State (Location): Chhattisgarh

    Area ( km Square): 1,440.7

    7. Gir Forest National Park

    Established:

    State (Location): Gujarat

    Area ( km Square): 1,412.0

    8. Sundarbans National Park

    Established: 1984

    State (Location): West Bengal

    Area ( km Square): 1,330.1

    9. Jim Corbett National Park

    Established: 1936

    State (Location): Uttarakhand

    Area ( km Square): 1,318.5

    10. Indravati National Park

    Established: 1975

    State (Location): Chhattisgarh

    Area ( km Square): 1,258.4

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