Tiger Reserves India


Manas Tiger Reserve

Manas Tiger Reserve (MTR) spans across the districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Buxa and Udalguri in north-west Assam. To the north, it is separated from the Royal Manas National Park of Bhutan by the River Manas and its tributaries- Beki and Hakua; while to the west, it is separated from the Buxa Tiger Reserve of West Bengal by the River Sankosh. The area has a unique distinction of being a Natural World Heritage Site, a Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve, a Biosphere Reserve and an Important Bird Area. Evolutionarily, it is the entry point of tigers into India. It forms part of a large tiger conservation landscape which includes Buxa-Nameri-Pakke-Namdapha tiger reserves and protected areas of Bhutan and Myanmar

Area of the Tiger Reserve

Core/critical tiger habitat : 526.22 sq.km
Buffer/peripheral area : 2310.88 sq.km
Total : 2837.31 sq.km.

Latitudes : : 260 30’N to 260 45’ N
Longitudes : 890 45’ E to 920 30’ E

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