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Hazaribag Wildlife Sanctuary

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Hazaribag Wildlife Sanctuary (earlier called Hazaribagh National Park) 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, panthers wild boars tigers, sambar, nilgai, chital, peafowl, sloth bears, black bears, hyenas and pigeons.[3]

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
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LocationJharkhand, India
Nearest cityHazaribagh
Coordinates24°08′51″N 85°21′36″E / 24.1474°N 85.36°E / 24.1474; 85.36[1]Coordinates: 24°08′51″N 85°21′36″E / 24.1474°N 85.36°E / 24.1474; 85.36[1]
Area184 km2 (71 sq mi)
Established1955
World Heritage sitemera chitad
A display at the entrance of the sanctuary giving relevant details in Hindi

ReferencesEdit

  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 linksEdit

  Hazaribagh National Park travel guide from Wikivoyage