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| Last Updated:: 04/06/2014

Tiger Reserve Database

Tiger Reserves:

Project Tiger was launched by the Government of India in the year 1973 to save the endangered species of tiger in the country.  Starting from nine (9) reserves in 1973-74 the number is grown up to forty one (43).  A total area of 65,178.68 km2 is covered by these project tiger areas.

 

Project Tiger Reserves of India (as on June, 2014)

 

Sl. No.

State

Name of Tiger Reserve

Area of the core / critical tiger habitat (in Sq. Kms.)

Area of the buffer / peripheral (in Sq. Kms.)

Total Area

1

Andhra Pradesh

Nagarjunsagar

3721

1175.51

4896.51

2

Andhra Pradesh

Kawal

893.23

1125.89

2019.12

3

Arunachal Pradesh

Namdapha

1807.82

245

2052.82

Arunachal Pradesh

Pakke

683.45

515

1198.45

5

Assam

Manas

840.04

2310.88

3150.92

6

Assam

Nameri

200

144

344

7

Assam

Kaziranga

625.58

548

1173.58

8

Bihar

Valmiki

598.45

300.93

899.38

9

Chattisgarh

Udanti-Sitanadi

851.09

991.45

1842.54

10

Chattisgarh

Achanakmar

626.195

287.822

914.017

11

Chhattisgarh

Indravati

1258.37

1540.7

2799.07

12

Jharkhand

Palamau

414.08

715.85

1129.93

13

Karnataka

Bandipur

872.24

584.06

1456.3

14

Karnataka

Bhadra

492.46

571.83

1064.29

15

Karnataka

Dandeli-Anshi

814.884

282.63

1097.514

16

Karnataka

Nagarahole

643.35

562.41

1205.76

17

Karnataka

Biligiri Ranganatha Temple

359.1

215.72

574.82

18

Kerala

Periyar

881

44

925

19

Kerala

Parambikulam

390.89

252.772

643.662

20

Madhya Pradesh

Kanha

917.43

1134.361

2051.791

21

Madhya Pradesh

Pench

257.26

483.96

741.22

22

Madhya Pradesh

Bandhavgarh

716.903

820.03509

1536.938

23

Madhya Pradesh

Panna

576.13

1002.42

1578.55

24

Madhya Pradesh

Satpura

1339.264

794.04397

2133.30797

25

Madhya Pradesh

Sanjay-Dubri

812.571

861.931

1674.502

26

Maharashtra

Melghat

1500.49

1268.03

2768.52

27

Maharashtra

Tadoba-Andhari

625.82

1101.7711

1727.5911

28

Maharashtra

Pench

411.33

768.30225

1179.63225

29

Maharashtra

Sahyadri

600.12

565.45

1165.57

30

Maharashtra

Nawegaon-Nagzira

653.674

-

-

31

Mizoram

Dampa

500

488

988

32

Orissa

Similipal

1194.75

1555.25

2750

33

Orissa

Satkosia

523.61

440.26

963.87

34

Rajasthan

Ranthambore

1113.364

297.9265

1411.291

35

Rajasthan

Sariska

881.1124

332.23

1213.342

36

Rajasthan

Mukundara Hills

417.17

342.82

759.99

37

Tamil Nadu

Kalakad-Mundanthurai

895

706.542

1601.542

38

Tamil Nadu

Mudumalai

321

367.59

688.59

39

Tamil Nadu

Sathyamangalam

793.49

614.91

1408.4

40

Tamil Nadu 

Anamalai

958.59

521.28

1479.87

41

Uttar Pradesh

Dudhwa

1093.79

1107.9848

2201.7748

42

Uttar Pradesh

Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR)

-

80.6

80.6

43

Uttarakhand

Corbett

821.99

466.32

1288.31

44

West Bengal

Sunderbans

1699.62

885.27

2584.89

45

West Bengal

Buxa

390.5813

367.3225

757.9038

  Total

36988.28

29789.064

66777.344

 Source: Project Tiger

 Map showing Tiger Reserves in India

 

List of Tiger Reserves in India (jpg format)
 

S.No. Name of Tiger Reserves
1 Achanakmar
2 Annamalai
3 Bandhavgarh
4 Bandipur
5 Bhadra
6 Bori-Satpura
7 Buxa
8 Corbett
9 Dampa
10 Dandeli-Anshi
11 Dudhwa
12 Indravati
13 Kalakad-Mundanthurai
14 Kanha
15 Kaziranga
16 Manas
17 Melghat
18 Mudumalai
19 Nagarhole
20 Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam
21 Namdapha
22 Nameri
23 Pakke
24 Palamau
25 Panna
26 Parambikulam
27 Pench, Madhya Pradesh
28 Pench, Maharastra
29 Periyar
30 Ranthambhore
31 Sanjay
32 Sariska
33 Satkosia
34 Sayadari
35 Simlipal
36 Sunderbans
37 Tadoba-Andhari
38 Udanti-Sitanadi
39 Valmiki

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Tiger population estimate for the year 2006 & 2010

 

State                                    Tiger Population                                 Tiger km2

 

2006

2010

Increase/ Decrease/ Stable

2006

2010

Increase/ Decrease/ Stable

Shivalik-GangeticPlain Landscape Complex

Uttarakhand

178 (161-195)

227 (199-256)

Increase

1,901

3,476

Increase

Uttar Pradesh

109 (91-127)

118 (113-124)

Stable

2,766

2,511

Stable

Bihar

1 (7-13)

8     (-)

Stable

510

750

Increase

Shivalik-Gangetic

297 (259-335)

353 (320-388)

Stable

5,177

6,712

Increase

Central Indian Landscape Complex and Eastern Ghats Landscape Complex

Andhra Pradesh

9 (84-107)

7 (65-79)

Decrease

14,126

4,495

Decrease

Chhattisgarh

2 (23-28)

2 (24-27)

Stable

3,609

3,514

Stable

Madhya Pradesh

300 (236-364)

257 (213-301)

Stable

15,614

13,833

Decrease

Maharashtra

103 (76-131)

168 (155-183)

Increase

4,273

11,960

Increase

Orissa

4 (37-53)

3 (20-44)

Stable

9,144

3,398

Decrease

Rajasthan

3 (30-35)

3 (35-37)

Stable

356

637

Increase

Jharkhand

-

1 (6-14)

-

1,488

1,180

Decrease

Central India

601 (486-718)

601 (518-685)

Stable

48,610

39,017

Decrease

Western Ghats Landscape Complex

Karnataka

290 (241-339)

300 (280-320)

Stable

18,715

14,414

Decrease

Kerala

4 (39-53)

7 (67-75)

Increase

6,168

6,804

Stable

Tamil Nadu

7 (56-95)

163 (153-173)

Increase

9,211

8,389

Stable

Western Ghats

412 (336-487)

534 (500-568)

Increase

34,094

29,607

Decrease

North Eastern Hills and Brahmaputra Flood Plains

Assam

7 (60-80)

143 (113-173)

Increase

1,164

2,381

Increase

Arunachal Pradesh

1 (12-18)

-

-

1,685

1,304

Decrease

Mizoram

6     (4-8)

5

Stable

785

416

Decrease

Northern West

Bengal

1 (8-12)

-

-

596

799

Increase

North East Hills, and Brahmaputra

100 (84-118)

148 (118-178)

Increase

4,230

4,900

Increase

Sundarbans

-

7 (64-90)

-

1,586

1,645

Stable

TOTAL

1,411 (1,165-

1,657)

1,706 (1,520-

1,909)

 

93,697

81,881

 

 

(Source: Status of tigers, co-predators and prey in India, WII, 2010)