Sahyadri Tiger Reserve
|Sahyadri Tiger Reserve
सह्याद्री व्याघ्र प्रकल्प
|• Total||1,166 km2 (450 sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Governing body||Government of India, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Project Tiger|
Sahyadri Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve in the state of Maharashtra. It was created by the Indian government in 2008.The Sahyadri Tiger Reserve is located in the Sahyadri Ranges of the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. These ranges form a common boundary between Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. These areas constitute rich evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests. The area is spread over 4 districts namely, Satara (Mahabaleshvar, Medha, Satara & Patan tahasils), Sangli (Shairala tahasil), Kolhapur (Shahuvadi tahasil) and Ratnagiri (Sangameshvar, Chiplun & Khed tahasils).
The reserve spreads over Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary forming the northern portion and Chandoli National Park forming the southern part of the reserve. Recently reserve is extended towards Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary.
- Core Area: 600.12 km2 (231.71 sq mi)
- Buffer Area: 565 km2 (218 sq mi)
- Total Area: 1,166 km2 (450 sq mi)
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- "Core buffer areas". Government of India. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
- "Tiger Reserves - Wildlife Institute of India, an Autonomous Institute of MoEF, Govt. of India". Retrieved 28 February 2016.
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