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List of National Parks in India 2023 & National Parks in India PDF

Jan 06, 2023   |   National Parks in India, Current Affairs,

What is National Park:-

A National Park is a place that is strictly protected with the aim of improving wildlife and biodiversity. In National Parks, it is against the law to engage in any kind of development, forestry, poaching, hunting, or grazing on agricultural land. If a location has sufficient ecological, geomorphologic, and natural significance, the Indian government may designate it as a national park.

 How many national parks are there in India in 2023

According to a survey conducted in December 2020, there are 106 National Parks in India that together span an area of 44,378 KM2, or 1.35% of the nation’s total land area. In the Protected Area Network Report, 75 more national parks encompassing 16,608 km2 of land are suggested.

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Important Questions on National Parks in India:-

Q- Which is the largest National Park in India?

Hemis National Park in Ladakh is the largest National Park in India. Hemis National Park is globally famous for its snow leopards, it is believed to have the highest density of them in any protected area in the world.

Q- Which was the first Marine National Park in India?

The first Marine National Park is located in the Gulf of Kutch and was created in 1982. It is situated on the southern shore of the Gulf of Kutch in the Devbhumi Dwarka district of Gujarat state.

Q-  Which is the only floating National Park?

 The Keibul Lamjao National Park is a national park in the Bishnupur district of the state of Manipur in India. It is the only floating National Park in the world.

Q- Which is the oldest National Park in India?

The Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest National Park in India. It is located in Uttrakhand and was established in 1936.

Q- What is the difference between a National Park and a Wildlife Sanctuary?

A wildlife sanctuary is an area of nature owned by the government or a private agency for the protection of particular species of flora or fauna during a part of the year or in its entirety. Whereas, a national park is a reserved area of land owned by the government which is protected from industrialization, human exploitation, and pollution.

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