National Parks


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There are 101 existing national parks in India covering an area of 40,564 km2, which is 1.23% of the geographical area of the country (National Wildlife Database, March, 2020). 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 176 after full implementation of the above report.

State-wise break up of National Parks

Name of State & Union Territory

State Area (km²)

No. of NPs

Area (km²)

% of State Area

1.  Andhra Pradesh

160229

3

1368.88

0.85

2.  Arunachal Pradesh

83743

2

2,290.82

2.74

3.  Assam

78438

5

1,977.79

2.52

4.  Bihar

94163

1

335.65

0.36

5.  Chhattisgarh

135191

3

2,899.08

2.14

6.  Goa

3702

1

107.00

2.89

7.  Gujarat

196022

4

480.12

0.24

8.  Haryana

44212

2

48.25

0.11

9.  Himachal Pradesh

55673

5

2,271.38

4.08

11. Jharkhand

79714

1

226.33

0.28

12. Karnataka

191791

5

2,795.76

1.46

13. Kerala

38863

6

558.16

1.44

14. Madhya Pradesh

308245

10

3,657.26

1.19

15. Maharashtra

307713

6

1,273.60

0.41

16. Manipur

22327

1

40.00

0.18

17. Meghalaya

22429

2

267.48

1.19

18. Mizoram

21081

2

150.00

0.71

19. Nagaland

16579

1

202.02

1.22

20. Odisha

155707

2

990.70

0.64

21. Punjab

50362

0

0.00

0.00

22. Rajasthan

342239

5

3,947.07

1.15

23. Sikkim

7096

1

1,784.00

25.14

24. Tamil Nadu

130058

5

307.85

0.24

25. Telangana

114840

3

19.62

0.02

25. Tripura

10486

2

36.71

0.35

26. Uttar Pradesh

240928

1

490.00

0.20

27. Uttarakhand

53483

6

4,915.02

9.19

28. West Bengal

88752

6

1,981.65

2.23

29. Andaman & Nicobar

8249

6

1,216.95

14.75

30. Chandigarh

114

0

0.00

0.00

31. Dadra & Nagar Haveli

491

0

0.00

0.00

32. Daman & Diu

112

0

0.00

0.00

33. Delhi

1483

0

0.00

0.00

34. Jammu & Kashmir

163090

3

575.00

0.36

36. Ladakh

59146

1

3350.00

5.66

37. Lakshadweep

32

0

0.00

0.00

38. Puducherry

480

0

0.00

0.00

TOTAL

32,87,263

101

40,564

1.23

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