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Sundarbans is a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal. Which is one of the natural wonders of the world.
Located in the delta region of Padma, Meghna and Brahmaputra river basins. This unique forest area extends across South 24 Parganas and, North 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal State, India.
The Sundarbans is the largest forested forest in the world. As the largest mangrove forest in the coastal environment.
Sundarbans, which has an area of 10000 sq.kms approx. out of which 6000 square kilometers, is in Bangladesh and around 4000 square kilometers is in West Bengal, India.
In 1997, Sundarban was recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bangladesh and Indian part of it is in fact an adjacent part of the uninterrupted landmark.
Sundarban are trapped in the net, with small streams of marine streams, mud shores and mangrove forests, small-scale archipelago. 31.1 percent of the total forest area, which is 1,874 sq km, consists of riverbed, inlet, bill, and water. Forests, known for its self-contained Royal Bengal Tiger, as well as numerous species of animals, including Chital Deer, Crocodile and Snakes . According to the survey, 500 tigers and 30,000 chitra deer are now in the Sunderban area.
Earlier it was consists of 24 parganas ‘Jungle area’, but right now it consists of 13 Blocks, i.e. Cannning-I, Canning –II, Gosaba, Basanti, Kultali, Joynagar –I, Joynagar – II, Patharpratima, Kakdwip, Mathurapur – I, Mathurapur – II, Namkhana and Sagar. In which maximum population is in Sagar.
North 24 Parganas : It consists of about 6 Blocks, i.e. Sandeshkhali-I, Sandeshkhali – II, Haroa, Minakhan, Hasnabad, Hingalgunj etc