National Parks in Nagaland

Nagaland National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries Map
Nagaland National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries Map

Intanki National Park

  • Ntangki National Park or Intanki National Park is located in the Peren district of Nagaland, near the western periphery of Barail Range.
  • Intanki National Park is specifically situated in the foothills of the Patkai range, which is part of the larger Eastern Himalayas. 
  • Intanki National Park is contiguous with Dhansiri Reserve Forest of Assam (Karbi Anglong) to the north. The Dhansiri River marks the boundary between these two areas. 
    • The Dhansiri River, along with its tributaries, including the Monglu, Intanki, and Duilong rivers, contributes to the water resources and habitat diversity within the park. 
  • The park encompasses a variety of ecosystems, including tropical evergreen forests, bamboo forests, and grasslands.
  • Major Fauna: Hoolock gibbon, golden langur
  • Major Avifauna: Hornbill.

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Nagaland

Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Kiphire district of Nagaland.
  • It is situated close to the India-Myanmar border. 
  • The area falls under the Eastern Himalayas Endemic Bird Area and is recognized for its significance in bird conservation.

Puliebadze Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Pulie Badze Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Kohima District of Nagaland.
  • The sanctuary is named after Mount Puliebadze (Pulie), which stands at an elevation of 7,532 feet (2,296 meters). 
  • The area around Mount Puliebadze holds politico-historical significance, as it witnessed the Japanese attack on Kohima during World War II.

Rangapahar Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Rangapahar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Dimapur district of Nagaland.
  • There are several interesting sites near the sanctuary, including the Dzukou Valley, Japfu Peak, Kachari Ruins, Triple Falls, and Langpangkong Caves.

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