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Category:Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park (Kannada: ನಾಗರಹೊಳೆ ರಾಷ್ಟೀಯ ಉದ್ಯಾನವನ, Malayalam: നാഗര്‍ഹോളെ ദേശീയോദ്യാനം), also known as "Rajiv Gandhi National Park", is located 94 km from Mysore in Karnataka in Southern India. It is spread between Kodagu and Mysore districts. Located to the northwest of Bandipur National Park, Kabini reservoir separates the two. The exclusive hunting reserve of the former rulers of Mysore, the park has rich forest cover, small streams, valleys, and waterfalls. It stretches over 640 km², protecting the wildlife of Karnataka. Together with the adjoining Bandipur National Park (870 km²) and Mudumalai National Park (320 km²), it forms the largest protected area in southern India. 12°5′0″N 76°15′0″E / 12.083333°N 76.25°E / 12.083333; 76.25

Nagarhole National Park 
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Instance ofnational park
LocationKodagu district, Mysore division, Karnataka, India
IUCN protected areas category
  • IUCN category II: National Park
Inception
  • 1988
Area
  • 643.4 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 960 ±1 metre
Authority control
WDPA ID: 4128
Wikidata

12° 03′ 36″ N, 76° 09′ 03.96″ E

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