Community Reserves


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There are 127 existing Community Reserves in India covering an area of 525.22 km2, which is 0.02% of the geographical area of the country (National Wildlife Database, January, 2019).

State-wise break up of Community Reserves

State/Union Territory

  

State Area (km²)

  

Community Reserve

  

Area (km²)

  

% of State Area

Karnataka

 

1,91,791

 

30

 

6774.81

 

3.53

Kerala

 

3,88,63

 

17

 

1928.24

 

4.96

Meghalaya

 

22,429

 

4

 

94.10

 

0.42

Nagaland

 

16,579

 

3

 

20.34

 

0.12

Punjab

 

50,362

 

13

 

326.60

 

0.65

TOTAL

 

3287263

 

127

 

525.22

 

0.02