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Tiger Reserves in India

Project Tiger, which is administered by the National Tiger Conservation Authority, oversees 53 tiger reserves in India (NTCA).

India is home to 80 percent of the world's tiger population. Tiger numbers climbed from 1,411 in 2006 to 1,706 in 2010, 2,226 in 2014, and 2967 in 2018.

According to the World Wildlife Fund and the Global Tiger Forum, the number of wild tigers in the world increased from 3,159 in 2010 to 3,890 in 2016. 

Here is a list of all the tiger reserves in India and the states they are located in for you to study while preparing for any competitive exam.

S No.

Name of Tiger Reserve

Total area(In Sq.Kms.)

State

1

Nagarjunsagar Srisailam

3296.31*

Andhra Pradesh

2

Namdapha

2052.82

Arunachal Pradesh

3

Kamlang Tiger Reserve

783.00

Arunachal Pradesh

4

Pakke

1198.45

Arunachal Pradesh

5

Manas

3150.92

Assam

6

Nameri

344

Assam

7

Orang Tiger Reserve

492.46

Assam

8

Kaziranga

1173.58

Assam

9

Valmiki

899.38

Bihar

10

Udanti-Sitanadi

1842.54

Chattisgarh

11

Achanakmar

914.017

Chattisgarh

12

Indravati

2799.07

Chhattisgarh

13

Guru Ghasidas national Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary

2048.5

Chhattisgarh

14

Palamau

1129.93

Jharkhand

15

Bandipur

1456.3

Karnataka

16

Bhadra

1064.29

Karnataka

17

Dandeli-Anshi

1097.514

Karnataka

18

Nagarahole

1205.76

Karnataka

19

Biligiri Ranganatha Temple

574.82

Karnataka

20

Periyar

925

Kerala

21

Parambikulam

643.662

Kerala

22

Kanha

2051.791

Madhya Pradesh

23

Pench

1179.63225

Madhya Pradesh

24

Bandhavgarh

1598.1

Madhya Pradesh

25

Panna

1578.55

Madhya Pradesh

26

Satpura

2133.30797

Madhya Pradesh

27

Sanjay-Dubri

1674.502

Madhya Pradesh

28

Melghat

2768.52

Maharashtra

29

Tadoba-Andhari

1727.5911

Maharashtra

30

Pench

741.22

Maharashtra

31

Sahyadri

1165.57

Maharashtra

32

Nawegaon-Nagzira

653.674

Maharashtra

33

Bor

138.12

Maharashtra

34

Dampa

988

Mizoram

35

Similipal

2750

Odisha

36

Satkosia

963.87

Odisha

37

Ranthambore

1411.291

Rajasthan

38

Sariska

1213.342

Rajasthan

39

Mukandra Hills

759.99

Rajasthan

40

Ramgarh Vishdhari

1,071

Rajasthan

41

Kalakad-Mundanthurai

1601.542

Tamil Nadu

42

Anamalai

1479.87

Tamil Nadu

43

Mudumalai

688.59

Tamil Nadu

44

Sathyamangalam

1408.4

Tamil Nadu

45

Srivilliputhur - Megamalai

1,016.5

Tamil Nadu

46

Kawal

2019.12

Telangana

47

Amrabad

2611.39

Telangana

48

Dudhwa

2201.7748

Uttar Pradesh

49

Pilibhit

730.2498

Uttar Pradesh

50

Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR)

80.6

Uttar Pradesh

51

Rajaji TR

820

Uttarakhand

52

Sunderbans

2584.89

West Bengal

53

Buxa

757.9038

West Bengal