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List of Important National Parks in Himachal Pradesh

GK> National Parks in Himachal Pradesh (H.P) [pdf]

National Parks in Himachal Pradesh

List of most important National Parks in Himachal Pradesh. How many national parks are in Himachal Pradesh (HP) ? There are top 5 National Parks are there. Below are the names and small descriptions with top animals of those five national parks in Himachal Pradesh.

What is National Park?

National Parks are basically an area of the countryside protected by the state or the central govt. for the enjoyment of general public or the preservation of wildlife under sec.35. or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66.

Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful state of India with amazing landscape and culture. It is a hilly area where many National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries are there.

We have Update some of great National Parks in Himchal Pradesh. This state is located at northern India. It is is also well known for its trekking, climbing and skiing areas.

TOP 5 National Parks in Himachal Pradesh 

Sl No.NameEstablishedDistrictArea sq kmFamous For
1Great Himalayan National Park1984Kulu760blue sheep, snow leopard, Himalayan brown bear
2Pin Valley National Park1987Lahaul & Spiti680Snow Leopard.
3Inderkilla National Park2010Kullu100Tiger
4Khir ganga National Park2010Kullu720Various Animals
5Simbalbara National Park2010Sirmour30Rhesus Macaque, Leopard, Indian Muntjac

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GK> List of National Parks in Assam [PDF]

Important National Parks in Assam

Famous National Parks in Assam. What are the famous national park of Assam? There are top five national parks in Assam state of Northern India. Remember for General Knowledge.

What is National Park?

National Parks are basically an area of the countryside protected by the state or the central govt. for the enjoyment of general public or the preservation of wildlife under sec.35. or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66.

Assam is a beautiful state of Eastern India. It is famous for its rich cultures impressive landscape and obviously the production of Tea. There are many national parks and wildlife sanctuary, but the famous and top national parks are listed here with their basic details like – which district its situated, what is the area, and what the park is famous for. etc.. You may read the List of National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

Top 5 National Park in Assam

Sl No.NameEstablishedDistrictArea sq kmFamous For
1Kaziranga National Park1974 Nagaon  860one-horned rhinoceroses
2Dibru-Saikhowa National Park1999 Tinsukia340Feral Horses
3Manas National Park1990Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri, and Darrang500Wild water buffalo, rare golden langur and the red panda
4Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park1992Darrang and Sonitpur78.81milky white pelicans
5Nameri National Park1998 Sonitpur200elephant

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GK> National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) [PDF]

Important National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir

List of National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir. What are the National Parks of Jammu & Kashmir? There are top 5 National Parks in Jammu & Kashmir.

What is National Park?

National Parks are basically an area of the countryside protected by the state or the central govt. for the enjoyment of general public or the preservation of wildlife under sec.35. or sec.38 or deemed, under sub-section (3) of sec.66.

Particular animal or a number of animals, birds, reptiles etc. are preserved in the National park. In India. maximum states have a number of national parks, which are becoming the tourist spot now a days.

Jammu & Kashmir is one of the most disputed are between India and Pakistan. It is famous for beautiful landscape and rich culture and Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra. Now a days this state is becoming the favorite tourist place in the world. Large number of tourist attracted for its beautiful sight.

Top 5 National Park in Jammu and Kashmir

Sl No.NameEstablishedDistrictArea sq kmFamous For
1Hemis National Park1981Ladakh 4400Snow Leopard
2Dachigam National Park1981Srinagar 141Hangul
3Kishtwar  National Park1981Kishtwar 400Snow Cock, brown bear
4Kazinag National Park 1992Baramulla426Markhor
5Salim Ali National Park1986Srinagar 9.05Musk Deer

Hemis National Park is the largest national park in South Asia.

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Buxa National Park BTR (West Bengal) Details

Buxa National Park also known as the Buxa Tiger Reserve BTR is a beautiful place for the tourist now a day. It is situated at southern hilly area of Bhutan. Governing body of this park is Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

Location : Buxa National Park is located in Alipurduar of West Bengal. Its boundary run along with southern Bhutan of the north of West Bengal.
Jaldapara National Park
Coordinates
Latitude : 26°39′ North
Longitude : 89°35′ East

Establishment :

Previously Its name was Buxa Tiger reserve, which was established in 1983. Later it was added as Buxa Wildlife Sanctuary in 1991. After that the govt. of West Bengal declared it as a Buxa National Park in 1992.

Area :

  • The area of Buxa Tiger Reserve BTR is 314.5 square kilometer
  • The area of Buxa Wildlife Sanctuary is 54.5 sq km
  • The area of Buxa National Park is 117 sq km

Flora : The dominant flora are sal, champa, gamar, shimul and chikrasi trees, various type of shrubs, herbs, cane, bamboo, grass etc..

Fauna : Mammals like Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, Jungle Cat, Elephant, Buffalo more are sighted here. Birds like greater pied hornbill, ibishbill etc. and colorful butterfly are also found in the park. Various type of snake lizards and tortoises are also seen very easily.

Two New species of frog discover in this national park in 2006

Famous For : The Buxa National Park is famous for the Bengal Tiger.

Other attractive things are Buxa fort, Mahakal Cave, Narathali Lake etc.

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GK> Jaldapara National Park (West Bengal) Details

Jaldapara National Park is one of the popular National Park in West Bengal as well as in India. It is situated at the bank of Torsa river. It is mainly known for population of rhinoceros.

Location : Jaldapara National Park is located at the foothill of Himalayas. It is situated at the North of West Bengal near Jalpaiguri district at the bank of Torsa river.
Jaldapara National Park

Latitude : 25° 58′ – 27° 45′ North

Longitude : 89° 08′ – 89° 55′ East

Establishments : Jaldapara National Park previously known as “Totapara”. In 1941 Is is established as the wildlife sanctuary. Recently in 2014 it is declared as National Park by the Govt. of India.

Area : The total area of the Park is 216.51 Square Kilometer.

Flora : The dominant flora are Sal and Sishu trees, large number of fern, shrubs, tall grass and beautiful flowers

Fauna : Asiatic One horned Rhinoceros leopards, Elephants, Deer, Sambar, Tiger, Jungle Cat, Hispid Hare, etc mammals are found here. Large number of birds like various types of Eagle, Pigeons, Bengal florican, Hill Mynas etc are also found here. Python, Monitor lizards, Kraits, Cobras etc reptiles are also sighted here.

Famous For : Jaldapara National Park is famous for Asiatic One Horned Rhinoceros and Bengal florican Bird

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