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Friday, September 16, 2011

List of Biosphere Reserves Biosphere reserves of India



1
Year  2008  
Name Great Rann of Kutch
Location Part of Kutch, Rajkot and Surendranagar Districts
State Gujarat
Type Desert
Area (km²) 12454

2
Year 1989
Name Gulf of Mannar
Location Indian part of Gulf of Mannar between India and Sri Lanka
State Tamil Nadu
Type Coasts
Year  
Area (km²) 10500

3
Year1989
Name Sunderbans
Location Part of delta of Ganges and Barahamaputra river system
State West Bengal
Type Gangetic Delta
Area (km²) 9630

4
Year1988
Name Nanda Devi
Location Parts of Chamoli District, Pithoragarh District & Bageshwar District
State Uttarakhand
Type West Himalayas
Area (km²) 5860

5
Year 1986
Name Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
Location Part of Wynad, Nagarhole, Bandipur and Mudumalai, Nilambur, Silent Valley andSiruvani                Hills
State Tamil Nadu, Kerala andKarnataka
Type  Western Ghats
Area (km²) 5520

6
Year 1998
Name Dehang Debang
Location Part of Siang and Dibang Valley
State Arunachal Pradesh
Type East Himalayas
Area (km²) 5112

7
Year 1999
Name Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve
Location Parts of Betul District, Hoshangabad District and Chhindwara District 
State Madhya Pradesh
Type Semi-Arid
Area (km²) 4926

8
Year 1994
Name Simlipal
Location Part of Mayurbhanj district
State Orissa
Type Deccan Peninsula
Area (km²) 4374

9
Year 2005
Name Achanakamar - Amarkantak
Location Part of Annupur, Dindori and Bilaspur districts
State Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh 
Type Maikala Range
Area (km²) 3835

10
Year 1989
Name Manas
Location Part of Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Barpeta, Nalbari, Kamrup and Darrang Districts
State Assam
Type East Himalayas
Area (km²) 2837

11
Year 2000
Name Kanchanjunga 
Location Parts of Kanchanjunga Hills

State Sikkim
Type East Himalayas
Area (km²) 2620

12
Year 2001
Name Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve
Location Neyyar, Peppara and Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary and their adjoining areas
State Kerala
Type Western ghats
Area (km²) 1828

13
Year 1989
Name Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve
Location Southern most islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
State Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Type Islands
Area (km²) 885

14
Year 1988
Name Nokrek
Location Part of Garo Hills 
State Meghalaya
Type East Himalayas
Area (km²) 820

15
Year 1997
Name Dibru-Saikhowa
Part of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts
State  Assam
Type East Himalayas
Area (km²) 765

16
Year 2009
Name  Cold Desert
Location Pin Valley National Park and surroundings;Chandratal and Sarchu & Kibber Wildlife Sancturary
State  Himachal Pradesh
Type Western Himalayas
Area (km²) 7770

17
Year 2010
Name Seshachalam Hills
Location Seshachalam Hill Ranges covering parts of Chittoor and Kadapa districts 
State Andhra Pradesh
Type Eastern Ghats
Area (km²) 4755.997


3 comments:

  1. was a copy of wikipedia :( post something new -_-

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  2. Please Update:
    18th Biosphere reserve in 2011 Panna
    Part of Panna District and Chhatarpur District Madhya Pradesh Catchment Area of the Ken River
    Animals:Tiger, chital, chinkara, sambhar and sloth bear Area: 2998.98 Sq km

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  3. is there any biosphere reserve in jammu and Kashmir if, please name?

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