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Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park

 

 

 

Location: Golaghat District     Map

Area: 430 km2 (166 sq mi)

Bonani Tourist Lodge, Kolora (03776) 26 2423

Open: 9am- 6pm Nov- Apr

Tel. +91 9650 744431

Stay: GMVN Bungalow (www.gmvnl.com)

 

 

 

 

Kaziranga National Park is a nature reserve situated in Golaghat District in India. Kaziranga National Park covers an area of 430 km2 (166 sq mi). The park was founded in 1905, and in 2005 celebrated its 100th anniversary. An important role in the foundation of the park was played by Baroness Mary Curzon, wife of the Lord Viceroy of India, Lord George Curzon.

The area occupied by the park is 688 square meters. km A significant part of it belongs to the Brahmaputra river basin. The park has beautiful tropical forests, rivers, magnificent meadows. The park became world famous because it has the largest (2/3 of the world) population of the unicorn rhino in the world. Also in the park you can see tigers, elephants, gubachi bears, Bengal cats, fishing cats, gaurs, hawks, binturongs and many other wild animals. In total, the park has more than 30 species of mammals, 15 of which are endangered in the world. In Kaziranga, there are more than 40 species of turtles, lizards and snakes. The park has bird and tiger reserves, and there are also endangered species of animals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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