List of Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam

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In this blog post, we will learn about 18 Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam which is highly valuable for competitive exams in. We all know State related GK is essential to the general Knowledge section and any competitive government exams like SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

To understand the importance of this topic we have compiled all the facts of Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks in Assam in one place in the best way possible. Also, we have provided a PDF link to Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam below this article, which will help you to study offline.

Assam is located in the Northeast Corridor of India. Assam is a haven for a variety of animals and birds. And so various wildlife sanctuaries and national parks have been constructed to protect this rich biodiversity of Assam. These protected areas play a crucial role in preserving endangered species and their natural habitats. Assam’s protected areas include 07 national parks (2.51% of Assam’s area) and 18 wildlife sanctuaries (1.88% of Assam’s area).

List of Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam

SL No.Wildlife Sanctuary/National ParkLocationArea (Approx.)Key Features
1Kaziranga National ParkGolaghat, Nagaon, and Sonitpur districts858 sq. kmHome to one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, Asian elephants, and diverse bird species.
2Manas National ParkChirang, Baksa, and Udalguri districts950 sq. kmUNESCO World Heritage Site, Bengal tigers, Indian rhinoceros, and elephants.
3Nameri National ParkSonitpur district200 sq. kmHouses Bengal tigers, Indian leopards, and the critically endangered white-winged wood duck.
4Dibru-Saikhowa National ParkTinsukia district350 sq. kmFeatures feral horses and a variety of bird and mammal species.
5Orang National ParkDarrang and Sonitpur districts79.28 sq. kmKnown as Mini Kaziranga, it is home to the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros and other wildlife.
6Raimona National ParkKokrajhar Districts422 sq. km
7Dehing Patkai National ParkDibrugarh and Tinsukia Districts111.19 sq. km
8Hoollongapar Gibbon SanctuaryJorhat District38.80 sq. km
9Garampani Wildlife SanctuaryGolaghat 

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