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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, India

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area of wooded hills, alluvial grassland and tropical forests in the State of Assam in India. It is home to a rich variety of wildlife including the tiger, pygmy hog, Indian rhinoceros and Indian elephant. The sanctuary is also renowned for its spectacular scenery.

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is at the foothills of the Outer Himalaya. The Manas River flows through its western part, branching into three separate rivers before joining the Brahmaputra river.

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

The Manas Wildlife Sanctuary was placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1992, due to concern based on conservation reports provided by IUCN.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N26 43 30 E91 1 50 in the state of Assam, India.
Inscription Year: 1985
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: VII, IX, X

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