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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Kaziranga National Park, India

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Rhinoceroses in Kaziranga National Park
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[an error occurred while processing this directive] Kaziranga National Park is a national park in India recognised as a World Heritage Site. It is located in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam. It covers a 42,996-hectare area.


Landscape of Kaziranga National Park
Landscape of Kaziranga National Park
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Kaziranga National Park stands as one of the last remaining areas in eastern India that has not been touched by human presence. It is home to the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceros. It also has the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world, along with large populations of elephants, water buffaloes and swamp deer.

Kaziranga National Park was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 9th session of the World Heritage Committee in Paris, France, on 2 - 6 December, 1985.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N26 40 0 E93 25 0 in Assam, India
Inscription Year: 1985
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: IX, X

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