Sunderbans is a World Heritage Site awarded by UNESCO in 1997 is the world’s largest delta covered by mangrove forest and vast saline mud flats. Sunderbans, the world’s largest estuarine forest is a land of 54 tiny islands, crisscrossed by innumerable tributaries of . Sunderbans spread in an area of 9630 sq. km., where 70 percent is under saline water. Sunderbans was established as a National Park on May 4, 1984. It had earlier been designated as a Tiger Reserve in December 1973.
Sunderbans, the place of a large flora population, the land that is inhabited by Royal Bengal Tigers is very near to Kolkata, West Bengal. Sunderbans is the breeding ground of immense variety of birds and unknown wildlife of the world. The Sunderbans Tiger Project was started in 1974 and has an area of 2585 sq. kms. The core area is 1330 sq. kms and is a national forest and UNESCO world heritage site. Sunderbans is home to the largest number of wild tigers in the world.
|State :||West Bengal.|
|District :||24 Parganas.|
|Famous for/as :||Wildlife|
|Languages :||Bengali, Hindi.|
|Best Season :||Sep - Mar.|
|Weather :||Summer :||37-42°C.|
|October to February :||winter, cool and temperate|
|March to May :||summer, hot and humid.|
|June to September :||the monsoon season, wet and windy.|
|Altitude :||7 m.|
|Pin code :||734014.|
|STD Code :||03218.|