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Kaziranga, the home to five big mammals, i.e. the Great Indian one-horned Rhinoceros, the Royal Bengal Tiger, Asiatic Elephant, Eastern Swamp Deer and and the Asiatic Wild Buffalo is also the habitat of a sizeable population of other rare and endangered species. It sprawls across from east to west along the southern bank of the River Brahmaputra in the central region of North Eastern province of Assam in India. Administratively, Kaziranga covers a wide area of Bokakhat Sub-Division of Golaghat District as well as Kaliabor Sub-Division of Nagaon District.

Every year, thousands of tourists, both Indian and foreign, visit the Park.

It is the only Park which can boast itself to be:
World Heritage Site
Tiger Reserve
Heaven for Avifauna
Elephant Reserve

Kaziranga has the world’s largest population of
Indian One Horned Rhinoceros
Wild Buffalo
High ecological density of tigers
Significant population of Asiatic Elephant
The junction of East Asia /Australia flyway and Indo-Asian flyway exhibits considerable diversity in avifaunal species.
Transitional and successional example of grassland to forest and floodplain to hill evergreen forest communities.
Considerable research, education and recreation values.
 

Milestones of Kaziranga National Park
1905 – Preliminary notification of Kaziranga as Reserve Forest.
1908 – Kaziranga declared as Reserve Forest.
1916 – Kaziranga Reserve declared as Game Sanctuary.
1937 – Sanctuary opened for visitors.
1950 – Kaziranga Game Sanctuary was named as Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary
1974 – Declaration of sanctuary as Kaziranga National Park
1985 – Park was inscribed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO-IUCN
2005 – The year 2005 was centenary year of successful biodiversity conservation of the Kaziranga National Park
2006 - Declared Tiger Reserve under Kaziranga Tiger Project


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