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
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.