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Why is Sibsagar famous?

Why is Sibsagar famous?

It is well known for its Ahom palaces and monuments. Sivasagar today is also an important centre for the tea and oil industries. > Sivasagar, formerly known as Rangpur, was the capital of the Ahom Kingdom from 1699 to 1788.

Why is the Pani Dihing sanctuary famous?

This sanctuary has a rich wetland ecosystem. It is home to many migratory birds and was declared as a Wildlife Sanctuary in the year 1996. Nearly, 267 species of birds have been conserved here so far as per the records out of which there are 70 species of migratory birds.

In which district of Assam the Panidehing Wildlife Sanctuary is situated?

Pani Dihing Wildlife Sanctuary is a 33.93-square-kilometre (13.10 sq mi) wildlife sanctuary located in Sivasagar district, Assam. It is 22 km (14 mi) away from Sivasagar town. This protected area was established as a Bird Sanctuary in August 1999 by the Government of Assam.

What are the birds and wildlife found in Panidihing wildlife sanctuary?

The common birds seen are Bar-headed Goose, Grey leg Goose, Spot billed Duck, Mallard, Gadwall, Wigeon, Gargany, Shoveller, Red crested Pochard, Common Pochard, Ferruginous Duck, Adjutant Stork, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Open bill Stork, White necked Stork etc. Panidihing is famous for migratory birds.

How many wildlife sanctuary are there in Assam?

The PAN includes 5 National Parks and 17 Wildlife sanctuaries as well as 3 proposed Wildlife Sanctuaries, 4 Tiger Reserves, 5 Elephant Reserves, 2 Biosphere Reserves and 2 World Natural Heritage Sites and they play very important role in in-situ conservation of biodiversity.

Where is Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary located?

Karbi Anglong district
Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary (Assamese: গৰমপানী অভয়াৰণ্য) is a 6.05-square-kilometre (2.34 sq mi) wildlife sanctuary located in Karbi Anglong district, Assam, India. It is 25 km (16 mi) from Golaghat.

Which is the largest wildlife sanctuary of Assam?

1. Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary (Sivasagar, Assam): Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for migratory birds, it was established in the year 1995 with an area of 33.93 kilometres square.

Which is the smallest wildlife sanctuary of Assam?

Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary
Location Udalguri District & Baksa District Assam, India
Nearest city Tangla
Coordinates 26°48′21″N 91°44′25″E
Area 26.22 km2 (10.12 sq mi)

Which of the following wildlife sanctuaries is in Assam?

Wildlife sanctuaries

Sl. No. Name Area (km²)
1 Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary 20.98
2 Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary 6.05
3 Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary 44.06
4 Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary 26.22

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