Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage: 133,010 ha
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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Large airport - 57 mi (92 km) Jessore Airport
Medium airport - 87 mi (141 km) Barisal Airport
Medium airport - 108 mi (174 km) Ishurdi Airport
Medium airport - 153 mi (246 km) Dhaka / Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport
Medium airport - 162 mi (262 km) Shah Mokhdum Airport
Medium airport - 173 mi (279 km) Comilla Airport
Small airport - 179 mi (288 km) Agartala Airport
Medium airport - 201 mi (323 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- Bara Chimta
- Chota Mollakhali
- Dhaji Khali Chak