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National Parks in India

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A National Park is a park in use for conservation purposes. Often it is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns.  India's first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. The following is the list of  National Parks in India.

List of National Parks in India with Their Area-

 

S.No. Name State Established Area (in km2)
1 Anamudi Shola National Park Kerala 2003 7.5
2 Anshi National Park Karnataka 1987 417.34
3 Balphakram National Park Meghalaya 1986 220
4 Bandhavgarh National Park Madhya Pradesh 1968 446
5 Bandipur National Park Karnataka 1974 874.2
6 Bannerghatta National Park Karnataka 1986 104.3
7 Betla National Park Jharkhand 1986 1135
8 Bhitarkanika National Park Odisha 1988 145
9 Bison (Rajbari) National Park Tripura 2007 31.63
10 Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar Gujarat 1976 34.08
11 Buxa Tiger Reserve West Bengal 1992 760
12 Campbell Bay National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1992 426.23
13 Chandoli National Park Maharashtra 2004 317.67
14 Clouded Leopard National Park Tripura 2003 5.08
15 Dachigam National Park Jammu and Kashmir 1981 141
16 Darrah National Park Rajasthan 2004 278
17 Desert National Park Rajasthan 1980 3162
18 Dibru-Saikhowa National Park Assam 1999 340
19 Dudhwa National Park Uttar Pradesh 1977 490.29
20 Eravikulam National Park Kerala 1978 97
21 Galathea National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1992 110
22 Gangotri National Park Uttarakhand 1989 2390
23 Gir Forest National Park Gujarat 1965 1412
24 Gorumara National Park West Bengal 1994 79.45
25 Govind Pashu Vihar National Park Uttarakhand 1990 472.08
26 Great Himalayan National Park Himachal Pradesh 1984 754.4
27 Gugamal National Park Maharashtra 1987 361.28
28 Guindy National Park Tamil Nadu 1976 2.82
29 Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park Tamil Nadu 1980 6.23
30 Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park Chhattisgarh 1981 1440.71
31 Harike Wetland Punjab 1990 41
32 Hazaribagh National Park Jharkhand 1976 186.25
33 Hemis National Park Jammu and Kashmir 1981 4400
34 Inderkilla National Park Himachal Pradesh 2010 104
35 Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park Tamil Nadu 1989 117.1
36 Indravati National Park Chhattisgarh 1981 1258.37
37 Intangki National Park Nagaland 1993 202.02
38 Jaldapara National Park West Bengal 2012 216
39 Jim Corbett National Park Uttarakhand 1936 1318.5
40 Kalesar National Park Haryana 2003 100.88
41 Kanger Ghati National Park Chhattisgarh 1982 200
42 Kanha National Park Madhya Pradesh 1955 940
43 Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park Telangana 1994 1.42
44 Kaziranga National Park Assam 1974 858.98
45 Keibul Lamjao National Park Manipur 1977 40
46 Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan 1981 28.73
47 Khangchendzonga National Park Sikkim 1977 1784
48 Khirganga National Park Himachal Pradesh 2010 710
49 Kishtwar National Park Jammu and Kashmir 1981 400
50 Kudremukh National Park Karnataka 1987 600.32
51 Kuno National Park Madhya Pradesh 2018 748.76
52 Madhav National Park Madhya Pradesh 1959 375.22
53 Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1983 281.5
54 Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park Telangana 1994 14.59
55 Manas National Park Assam 1990 950
56 Mandla Plant Fossils National Park Madhya Pradesh 1983 0.27
57 Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch Gujarat 1980 162.89
58 Mathikettan Shola National Park Kerala 2003 12.82
59 Middle Button Island National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1987 0.44
60 Mollem National Park Goa 1978 107
61 Mouling National Park Arunachal Pradesh 1986 483
62 Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary Rajasthan 1960 288.84
63 Mount Harriet National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1987 46.62
64 Mrugavani National Park Telangana 1994 3.6
65 Mudumalai National Park Tamil Nadu 1940 321.55
66 Mukundra Hills National Park Rajasthan 2006 200.54
67 Mukurthi National Park Tamil Nadu 2001 78.46
68 Murlen National Park Mizoram 1991 100
69 Nagarhole National Park Karnataka 1988 643.39
70 Namdapha National Park Arunachal Pradesh 1974 1985.24
71 Nameri National Park Assam 1978 137.07
72 Nanda Devi National Park Uttarakhand 1982 630.33
73 Nandankanan Zoological Park Odisha 1960 4.006
74 Navegaon National Park Maharashtra 1975 133.88
75 Neora Valley National Park West Bengal 1986 88
76 Nokrek National Park Meghalaya 1986 47.48
77 North Button Island National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1979 0.44
78 Orang National Park Assam 1999 78.81
79 Palani Hills National Park Tamil Nadu 2007 736.87
80 Pambadum Shola National Park Kerala 2003 1.32
81 Panna National Park Madhya Pradesh 1981 542.67
82 Papikonda National Park Andhra Pradesh 2008 1012.85
83 Pench National Park Madhya Pradesh 1977 758
84 Periyar National Park Kerala 1982 305
85 Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park Mizoram 1992 50
86 Pin Valley National Park Himachal Pradesh 1987 807.36
87 Rajaji National Park Uttarakhand 1983 820
88 Rajiv Gandhi (Rameswaram) National Park Andhra Pradesh 2005 2.4
89 Rani Jhansi Marine National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1996 256.14
90 Ranthambore National Park Rajasthan 1981 392
91 Saddle Peak National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1979 32.54
92 Salim Ali National Park Jammu and Kashmir 1992 9.07
93 Sanjay Gandhi National Park Maharashtra 1969 104
94 Sanjay National Park Madhya Pradesh 1981 466.7
95 Sariska Tiger Reserve Rajasthan 1955 866
96 Satpura National Park Madhya Pradesh 1981 524
97 Silent Valley National Park Kerala 1980 237
98 Simbalbara National Park Himachal Pradesh 2010 27.88
99 Simlipal National Park Odisha 1980 2750
100 Singalila National Park West Bengal 1986 78.6
101 Sirohi National Park Manipur 1982 41.3
102 South Button Island National Park Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1987 0.03
103 Sri Venkateswara National Park Andhra Pradesh 1989 353
104 Sultanpur National Park Haryana 1989 1.43
105 Sundarbans National Park West Bengal 1984 1330.12
106 Tadoba National Park Maharashtra 1955 625
107 Valley of Flowers National Park Uttarakhand 1982 87.5
108 Valmiki National Park Bihar 1976 898.45
109 Van Vihar National Park Madhya Pradesh 1983 4.48
110 Vansda National Park Gujarat 1979 23.99

 

 

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