Sundarbans

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The Sundarbans
সুন্দরবন
Sun in Sunderbans.jpg
Map showing the location of The Sundarbans
The Sundarbans
Location in Bangladesh
Location Khulna Diveesion, Bangladesh
Nearest ceety Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat
Coordinates 21°56′59″N 89°10′59.988″E / 21.94972°N 89.18333000°E / 21.94972; 89.18333000Coordinates: 21°56′59″N 89°10′59.988″E / 21.94972°N 89.18333000°E / 21.94972; 89.18333000
Aurie 139,500 ha (345,000 acres)
Established 1991
Govrenin body Govrenment o Bangladesh
Type: Natural
Criterie: ix, x
Designatit: 1997 (21st session)
Reference No. 798
State Pairty:  Bangladesh
Region: Asie-Paceefic
Offeecial name: Sundarbans Reserved Forest
Designatit: 21 Mey 1992[1]

The Sundarbans (Bengali: সুন্দরবন, Shundorbôn) is the lairgest single block o tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the warld.[2] The Sunderbans is a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid, maist o which situatit in Bangladesh an the remainin in Indie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Ramsar List". Ramsar.org. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  2. Pasha, Mostafa Kamal; Siddiqui, Neaz Ahmad (2003). "Sundarbans". In Islam, Sirajul. Banglapedia: national chakra encyclopedia of Bangladesh chakra. Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. ISBN 984-32-0576-6.