Tiger Reserves of India

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

Sl. No. Name of Tiger Reserve State Total area (KM²)
1 Bandipur Karnataka 1456.3
2 Corbett Uttarakhand 1288.31
3 Kanha Madhya Pradesh 2051.791
4 Manas Assam 3150.92
5 Melghat Maharashtra 2768.52
6 Palamau Jharkhand 1129.93
7 Ranthambore Rajasthan 1411.291
8 Similipal Odisha 2750
9 Sunderbans West Bengal 2584.89
10 Periyar Kerala 925
11 Sariska Rajasthan 1213.342
12 Buxa West Bengal 757.9038
13 Indravati Chhattisgarh 2799.07
14 Namdapha Arunachal Pradesh 2052.82
15 Dudhwa Uttar Pradesh 2201.7748
16 Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tamil Nadu 1601.542
17 Valmiki Bihar 899.38
18 Pench Madhya Pradesh 1179.63225
19 Tadoba-Andhari Maharashtra 1727.5911
20 Bandhavgarh Madhya Pradesh 1598.1
21 Panna Madhya Pradesh 1578.55
22 Dampa Mizoram 988
23 Bhadra Karnataka 1064.29
24 Pench Maharashtra 741.22
25 Pakke Arunachal Pradesh 1198.45
26 Nameri Assam 344
27 Satpura Madhya Pradesh 2133.30797
28 Anamalai Tamil Nadu  1479.87
29 Udanti-Sitanadi Chattisgarh 1842.54
30 Satkosia Odisha 963.87
31 Kaziranga Assam 1173.58
32 Achanakmar Chattisgarh 914.017
33 Dandeli-Anshi Karnataka 1097.514
34 Sanjay-Dubri Madhya Pradesh 1674.502
35 Mudumalai Tamil Nadu 688.59
36 Nagarahole Karnataka 1205.76
37 Parambikulam Kerala 643.662
38 Sahyadri Maharashtra 1165.57
39 Biligiri Ranganatha Temple Karnataka 574.82
40 Kawal Telangana 2019.12
41 Sathyamangalam Tamil Nadu 1408.4
42 Mukandra Hills Rajasthan 759.99
43 Nawegaon-Nagzira Maharashtra 653.674
44 Nagarjunsagar Srisailam (part)* Andhra Pradesh 3296.31*
45 Amrabad Telangana 2611.39*
46 Pilibhit Uttar Pradesh 730.2498
47 Bor Maharashtra 138.12
48 Rajaji Tiger Reserve Uttarakhand 1075.17
* 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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