Identify the national park with the help of given information:

  1. The park has been inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list in 2016
  2. The  Lepcha tribal community  are among the indigenous peoples of this park
  3. The vegetation of the park includes temperate broadleaf and mixed forests consisting of oaks, fir, birch, maple, willow etc.

Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [A] Khangchendzonga National Park

Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP) in Sikkim has been named a world heritage site by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO. This is a National Park and a Biosphere reserve located in Sikkim, India. It was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list on July 17, 2016, becoming the first "Mixed Heritage" site of India.

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