Hazaribag Wildlife Sanctuary

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Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary
Map of India
Location Jharkhand, India
Nearest city Hazaribagh
Coordinates 24°08′51″N 85°21′36″E / 24.1474°N 85.36°E / 24.1474; 85.36Coordinates: 24°08′51″N 85°21′36″E / 24.1474°N 85.36°E / 24.1474; 85.36[1]
Area 184 km2 (71 sq mi)
Established 1955
World Heritage Site mera chitad

Hazaribag or Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Jharkhand, India, about 55 miles (89 km) north of Ranchi.[2] It was established in 1955.[3] Nestling in low hilly terrain, at an average altitude of 615 metres (2,018 ft), it has an area of 184 km2 (71 sq mi) and is home to leopards, panther,s wild boar,s tigers, sambar, nilgai, chital, peafowl, sloth bears, black bears, hyenas and pigeons.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hazaribagh Sanctuary nak ka musa". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ Educational Britannica Educational (1 July 2010). The Geography of India: Sacred and Historic Places. The Rosen Publishing Group. p. 109. ISBN 978-1-61530-202-4. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Ramchandani, Indu (2000). Students' Britannica India. Popular Prakashan. p. 261. ISBN 978-0-85229-760-5. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 

External links[edit]

Hazaribagh National Park travel guide from Wikivoyage