Sundarbans

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The Sundarbans
সুন্দরবন
Sun in Sunderbans.jpg
Map showing the location of The Sundarbans
Map showing the location of The Sundarbans
Location in Bangladesh
LocationKhulna Diveesion, Bangladesh
Nearest cityKhulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat
Aurie139,500 ha (345,000 acres)
Established1991
Govrenin bodyGovrenment o Bangladesh
TeepNatural
Criteriaix, x
Designatit1997 (21st session)
Reference no.798
State Pairty Bangladesh
RegionAsie-Paceefic
Offeecial nameSundarbans Reserved Forest
Designatit21 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.