Kaziranga National Park: Geography, Rivers, Flora & Fauna

Established in1905 as a reserve forest, 1974 as National Park
GeographyLocated in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam, India
BiomeAlluvial savanna woodlands, alluvial inundated grasslands, tropical moist mixed deciduous forests, and tropical semi-evergreen forests
Rivers flowing throughBrahmaputra, Diphlu, Mora Diphlu, and Mora Dhansiri
FloraElephant grass, marshland, dense tropical moist broadleaf forests, water lilies, water hyacinth, lotus, and rattan cane
FaunaGreat one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal slow loris, Assamese macaque, capped langur, golden langur, hoolock gibbon, tiger, leopard, Indian elephant, sloth bear, wild water buffalo, swamp deer, and various bird species
LakesOver 250 seasonal water bodies
HillsMikir-Karbi Anglong Hills
Unique FeaturesUNESCO World Heritage Site, Tiger Reserve (2006), Important Bird Area by BirdLife International

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