Tiger Reserves of India

As of January 2016, India has 48 Tiger Reserves listed in following table:

Sl. No.Name of Tiger ReserveStateTotal area (KM²)
1BandipurKarnataka1456.3
2CorbettUttarakhand1288.31
3KanhaMadhya Pradesh2051.791
4ManasAssam3150.92
5MelghatMaharashtra2768.52
6PalamauJharkhand1129.93
7RanthamboreRajasthan1411.291
8SimilipalOdisha2750
9SunderbansWest Bengal2584.89
10PeriyarKerala925
11SariskaRajasthan1213.342
12BuxaWest Bengal757.9038
13IndravatiChhattisgarh2799.07
14NamdaphaArunachal Pradesh2052.82
15DudhwaUttar Pradesh2201.7748
16Kalakad-MundanthuraiTamil Nadu1601.542
17ValmikiBihar899.38
18PenchMadhya Pradesh1179.63225
19Tadoba-AndhariMaharashtra1727.5911
20BandhavgarhMadhya Pradesh1598.1
21PannaMadhya Pradesh1578.55
22DampaMizoram988
23BhadraKarnataka1064.29
24PenchMaharashtra741.22
25PakkeArunachal Pradesh1198.45
26NameriAssam344
27SatpuraMadhya Pradesh2133.30797
28AnamalaiTamil Nadu 1479.87
29Udanti-SitanadiChattisgarh1842.54
30SatkosiaOdisha963.87
31KazirangaAssam1173.58
32AchanakmarChattisgarh914.017
33Dandeli-AnshiKarnataka1097.514
34Sanjay-DubriMadhya Pradesh1674.502
35MudumalaiTamil Nadu688.59
36NagaraholeKarnataka1205.76
37ParambikulamKerala643.662
38SahyadriMaharashtra1165.57
39Biligiri Ranganatha TempleKarnataka574.82
40KawalTelangana2019.12
41SathyamangalamTamil Nadu1408.4
42Mukandra HillsRajasthan759.99
43Nawegaon-NagziraMaharashtra653.674
44Nagarjunsagar Srisailam (part)*Andhra Pradesh3296.31*
45AmrabadTelangana2611.39*
46PilibhitUttar Pradesh730.2498
47BorMaharashtra138.12
48Rajaji Tiger ReserveUttarakhand1075.17
* After Reorganization of Andhra Pradesh, the Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve is to be divided among the two states and the Telanagan Part is to be known as Amrabad Tiger Reserve as India's 45th Tiger Reserve

 

Some Important Points

  • Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam is the largest tiger reserve in terms of Area.
  • Pench Tiger Reserve in Maharastra is minimum in area.
  • As per website of NTCA, Sunderbans in West Bengal has the largest number of Tigers.
  • Manas (Assam) , Similipal (Orissa), Sunderbans (West Bengal) are Biosphere Tiger reserves
  • Manas Tiger Reserve is the only tiger reserve which is also a World Heritage Site
  • In 2002-03, Madhya Pradesh was home to maximum number of Tigers.

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