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Tiger Reserves of India with Map (53 Tiger Reserves in India in 2023)

Year The year in which the TR was notified by the state | The Core, Buffer & Total Area are in sq. km

S. No.

State (No. of TRs)

Tiger Reserve (TR)

Year

Core

Buffer

Total

1 Andhra Pradesh (1)

Nagarjunsagar Srisailam TR

2007

2596 (1)

701

3296 (1)

2

Arunachal Pradesh (3)

Kamlang TR

2017 671

112 (-2)

783
3

Namdapha TR

1987

1808 (3)

245 2053
4 Pakke TR 2012 683 515 1198
5 Assam (4) Kaziranga TR 2007 626 548 1174
6

Manas TR

2008 840

2311 (1)

3151 (2)

7

Nameri TR

2000

200 (-3)

144

344 (-1)

8

Orang TR

2016

79 (-1)

413

492 (-2)

9 Bihar (1) Valmiki TR 2012 598 301 899
10 Chhattisgarh (3) Achanakmar TR 2009 626 288 914
11

Indravati TR

2009 1258

1541 (3)

2799 (3)

12 Udanti-Sitanadi TR 2009 851 991 1843
13 Jharkhand (1) Palamau TR 2012 414 716 1130
14

Karnataka (5)

Bandipur TR 2007 872 584 1456
15 Bhadra TR 2007 492 572 1064
16 Biligiri Ranganatha Temple TR 2007 359 216 575
17 Dandeli-Anshi TR 2007 815 283 1098
18 Nagarahole TR 2007 643 562 1206
19 Kerala (2) Parambikulam TR 2009 391 253 644
20

Periyar TR

2007 881

44 (-1)

925
21

Madhya Pradesh (6)

Bandhavgarh TR 2007 717 820 1537
22 Kanha TR 2007 917 1134 2052
23 Panna TR 2007 576 1022 1598
24 Pench TR 2007 411 768 1180
25 Sanjay-Dubri TR 2011 813 862 1675
26 Satpura TR 2007 1339 794 2133
27

Maharashtra (6)

Bor TR

2012

138 (-2)

678 816
28

Melghat TR

2007

1500 (5)

1268

2769 (4)

29 Nawegaon-Nagzira TR 2013 654 1241 1895
30 Pench TR 2007 257 484 741
31 Sahyadri TR 2012 600 565 1166
32 Tadoba-Andhari TR 2007 626 1102 1728
33 Mizoram (1) Dampa TR 2007 500 488 988
34 Odisha (2) Satkosia TR 2007 524 440 964
35

Similipal TR

2007 1195

1555 (2)

2750 (5)

36 Rajasthan (4) Mukandra Hills TR 2013 417 343 760
37

Ramgarh Vishdhari TR

2022

482 1020 1502
38 Ranthambore TR 2007 1113 298 1411
39 Sariska TR 2007 881 332 1213
40

Tamil Nadu (5)

Anamalai TR 2007 959 521 1480
41 Kalakad-Mundanthurai TR 2007 895 707 1602
42 Mudumalai TR 2007 321 368 689
43 Sathyamangalam TR 2013 793 615 1408
44

Srivilliputhur Megamalai TR

2021

642 375 1017
45

Telangana (2)

Amrabad TR

2015

2166 (2)

445 2611
46 Kawal TR 2012 893 1126 2019
47 Uttar Pradesh (3) Dudhwa TR 2010 1094 1108 2202
48 Pilibhit TR 2014 603 127 730
49

Ranipur WLS-TR

2022

230 299

529 (-3)

50 Uttarakhand (2) Jim Corbett TR 2010 822 466 1288
51 Rajaji TR 2015 256 820 1075
52 West Bengal (2) Buxa TR 2009 391 367 758
53

Sunderbans TR

2007

1700 (4)

885 2585
  • The Amanagarh Buffer in Uttar Pradesh is an extension of Jim Corbett TR of Uttarakhand.

Q. Among the following TRs, which one has the largest area under “Critical Tiger Habitat”?

a)     Corbett

b)     Ranthambore

c)      Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam

d)     Sunderbans

Answer: c) Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam — Critical Tiger Habitat is also known as the core area

Proposed Tiger Reserves

Proposed TR

State

Core

Buffer

NTCA Approval?

State Wildlife Board Approval?

Notified by State?

Dibang WLS-TR Arunachal Pradesh In-principle
Kaimur WLS-TR Bihar In-principle

Guru Ghasidas NP-TR

Chhattisgarh

Received Not Yet

Sunabena WLS-TR

Chhattisgarh

Received Not Yet

Mhadei WLS-TR

Goa

Not Yet

Kudremukh TR

Karnataka

Received Not Yet

MM Hills WLS-TR

Karnataka

671 235 Received

Received

Not Yet

Durgavati TR

Madhya Pradesh

1414 925 Received

Received

Not Yet
Ratapani WLS-TR Madhya Pradesh 1500 2000 In-principle

“In-principle” approval means that the NCTA is willing to consider the proposal.

Largest and Smallest Tiger Reserves in India

Largest Tiger Reserves in India (by Core Area)

Tiger Reserve

State/UT

Area (km2)

1

Nagarjunsagar Srisailam TR

Andhra Pradesh

2596

2

Amrabad TR

Telangana

2166

3 Namdapha TR Arunachal Pradesh 1808
4 Sunderbans TR West Bengal 1700
5 Melghat TR Maharashtra 1500

Smallest National Parks in India (by Core Area)

1

Orang TR

Assam 

79

2

Bor TR

Maharashtra

138

3 Nameri TR Assam 200

Largest Tiger Reserves in India (by Total Area)

1

Nagarjunsagar Srisailam TR

Andhra Pradesh

3296

2

Manas TR

Assam

3151

3 Indravati TR Chhattisgarh 2799

Smallest National Parks in India (by Total Area)

1

Nameri TR

Assam

344

2 Orang TR Assam 492
3 Ranipur WLS-TR Uttar Pradesh 529

State-wise National Parks, Tiger Reserves, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Ramsar Sites of India

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