Protected areas of Assam

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Assam has five national parks (2.51% of State’s geographical area) and 19 wildlife sanctuaries (1.88% of State’s geographical area, including proposed) wildlife sanctuaries, which are listed below:[1][2][3]

Biosphere reserve[edit]

National parks[edit]

Name Location Area (km²) Year of Notification
Kaziranga National Park Golaghat and Nagaon district 858.98 1905
Manas National Park Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa, Udalguri, and Darrang 500.00 1985
Nameri National Park Sonitpur 200.00 1978
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district 340.00 1978
Orang National Park Darrang,Udalguri and Sonitpur district 78.81 1999

Wildlife sanctuaries[edit]

Name Location Area (km²) Year of Notification
Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary Jorhat 20.98
Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary Karbi Anglong 6.05
Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary Sonitpur 44.06
Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary Darrang 26.22 1980
Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary Sonitpur 220.00
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary Marigaon 38.80 1987
Panidihing Bird Sanctuary Sibsagar 33.93
Bherjan-Borajan-Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary Tinsukia 7.22
Nambor Wildlife Sanctuary Karbi Anglong 37.00
North Karbi-Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary Karbi Anglong 96.00
East Karbi-Anglong Wildlife Sanctuary Karbi Anglong 222.81
Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary Nagaon 70.13
Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary Dhubri and Kokrajhar 45.57
Marat Longri Wildlife Sanctuary Karbi Anglong 451.00
Nambor-Doigrung Wildlife Sanctuary Golaghat 97.15
Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary Dibrugarh and Tinsukia 111.19
Borail Wildlife Sanctuary Cachar and Dima Hasao 326.25
Amsang Wildlife Sanctuary Guwahati 78.64
Dipor Bil Wildlife Sanctuary[4] Kamrup 4.14
Proposed Wildlife Sanctuaries

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "AREA OF THE NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES IN ASSAM, 2003" (PDF). Chief Conservator of Forest (WL), Assam. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Department of Environment & Forests (Government of Assam)". Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Important Bird Areas in India - Assam" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  4. ^ a b c "North Karbi Anglong Wildlife Sanctuaries (Proposed)". Department of Environment & Forests, Government of Assam. Retrieved 2013-06-18.