Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
The Official Website of Ministry of Tourism
Protectedplanet.net

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage: 133,010 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 88,896°
Latitude: 21,945°

About

The Sundarbans covers 10,000 km2 of land and water (more than half of it in India, the rest in Bangladesh) in the Ganges delta. It contains the world's largest area of mangrove forests. A number of rare or endangered species live in the park, including tigers, aquatic mammals, birds and reptiles.


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