Chitwan in Nepal

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WDPA ID

805

Reported Area

932.0 km²

Data Provider

Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPCWC), Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Nepal

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

Birdlife IBA 2004

METT 2003, 2005

Attributes

Original Name चितवन राष्ट्रिय निकुञ्ज

English Designation National Park

IUCN Management Category II

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1973

Sublocation

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC)

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

4 Protected Areas

  • Nepal
  • India

Display options

Chitwan National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

Chitwan - Buffer Zone National Park - Buffer Zone

Valmiki Sanctuary

Chitwan National Park

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Chitwan National Park

in Nepal

Chitwan National Park

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

10905

Year of Designation

Reported Area

932.0 km2

Chitwan - Buffer Zone

in Nepal

Chitwan - Buffer Zone

English Designation

National Park - Buffer Zone

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

303694

Year of Designation

Reported Area

750.0 km2

Valmiki

in India

Valmiki

English Designation

Sanctuary

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

4548

Year of Designation

Reported Area

545.2 km2