Kanha National Park
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The Kanha National Park is stretched over an area of 940 km² in the Manada and Balaghat districts by dwelling across the longitude of 80°- 26′-10″ to 81°-4′-40″ and latitude of 22°-1°-5″ to 22°-27′-48″. The tiger reserve has majestically two divisions- the core zones and the buffer zones. The core zone which is called as the Kanha National Park is spread across 940 km² and the multiple use area covers at least 1009 sq km thus bringing the total coverage area of 1,949 sq km.

Apart from that there is also the Phen Wildlife Sanctuary scattered around the area of 110.740 sq km in the vicinity of the Kanha Tiger Reserve. Kanha is located 160 kilometers (100 miles) south east of Jabalpur by stretching across 22° 7′ to 22° 27′ N and 80° 26′ to 81° 3′ E.

The park has two entrance gates at its opposite ends, one at Khatia-Kisli and other one is at Mukki Gate. The distance between these two gates is of 40 kms. The boundary line of the tiger reserve touches the Raipur City of Chattisgarh. India’s second national park, the Kanha Tiger Reserve is the pride of the dense forests between the Vindhaya and Satpura ranges to offer the variety of flora and fauna.


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