Sundarbans
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Sundarbans

The Sundarbans is a vast forest on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, one of the natural wonders of the world. Located in the delta area of ​​the Padma, Meghna and Brahmaputra river basins, this magnificent forest covers the districts of Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat, Patuakhali and Barguna in Bangladesh and two districts in the Indian state of West Bengal, North 24 Parganas and 24 South Parganas. As a forest, the Sundarbans is the largest uninterrupted forest area in the world.


The Sundarbans was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 6 December 1997. [8] Although Bangladesh and India are in fact adjacent parts of the same uninterrupted territory, they have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List under different names; Named 'Sundarbans' and 'Sundarbans National Park' respectively. Despite this protection, the Indian Sundarbans was identified as endangered in the 2020 assessment under the IUCN Red List of Ecosystem Framework. [6] 31.1 per cent of the total forest area, or 1.84 sq km, is covered by rivers, creeks, beels and waterlogged areas. [4] . According to the survey, there are now 108 tigers and 100,000 to 150,000 Chitra deer in the Sundarbans. On 21 May 1992, the Sundarbans was recognized as a Ramsar site. Thousands of tourists visit the Sundarbans every year. Every year, innumerable tourists from home and abroad are fascinated by the beauty of the Sundarbans and gain various knowledge from nature by visiting the Sundarbans.

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