National Parks


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There are 104 existing national parks in India covering an area of 40,501 km2, which is 1.23% of the geographical area of the country (National Wildlife Database, January 2019). In addition to the above 75 National Parks covering an area of 16,608 km2 are proposed in the Protected Area Network Report (Rodgers & Panwar 1988). The network of parks will go up 179 after full implementation of the above report.

State-wise break up of National Parks

State/Union Territory

    

State Area km²

    
NPs

    

Area km²

     % of State Area
1.  Andhra Pradesh   1,60,205   2   356.02   0.22
2.  Arunachal Pradesh   83,743   2   2,290.82   2.74
3.  Assam   78,438   5   1,977.79   2.52
4.  Bihar   94,163   1   335.65   0.36
5.  Chhattisgarh   1,35,191   3   2,899.08   2.14
6.  Goa   3,702   1   107.00   2.89
7.  Gujarat   1,96,022   4   480.12   0.24
8.  Haryana   44,212   2   48.25   0.11
9.  Himachal Pradesh   55,673   5   2,271.38   4.08
10. Jammu & Kashmir   2,22,236   4   3,925.00   1.77
11. Jharkhand   79,714   1   226.33   0.28
12. Karnataka   1,91,791   5   2,795.76   1.46
13. Kerala   38,863   6   558.16   1.44
14. Madhya Pradesh   3,08,245   10   3,657.26   1.19
15. Maharashtra   3,07,713   6   1,273.60   0.41
16. Manipur   22,327   1   40.00   0.18
17. Meghalaya   22,429   2   267.48   1.19
18. Mizoram   21,081   2   150.00   0.71
19. Nagaland   16,579   1   202.02   1.22
20. Orissa   1,55,707   2   990.70   0.64
21. Punjab   50,362   0   0.00   0.00
22. Rajasthan   3,42,239   5   3,947.07   1.15
23. Sikkim   7,096   1   1,784.00   25.14
24. Tamil Nadu   1,30,058   5   307.85   0.24
25. Telangana   1,14,840   5   1,032.47   0.90
26. Tripura   10,486   2   36.71   0.35
27. Uttar Pradesh   2,40,928   1   490.00   0.20
28. Uttarakhand   53,483   6   4,915.02   9.19
29. West Bengal   88,752   6   1,981.65   2.23
30. Andaman & Nicobar   8,249   9   1,153.94   13.99
31. Chandigarh   114   0   0.00   0.00
32. Dadra & Nagar Haveli   491   0   0.00   0.00
33. Daman & Diu   112   0   0.00   0.00
34. Delhi   1,483   0   0.00   0.00
35. Lakshadweep   32   0   0.00   0.00
36. Pondicherry   480   0   0.00   0.00
India   32,87,263   104   40,501   1.23

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