Protected Areas

Name of Protected Areas Habitet Types Area (ha.) Year of Notification
National Parks
1.Ramsagar National Park Wetland                  28 2001
2.Himchari National Park Mixed Evergreen            1,729 1980
3.Bhawal National Park Deciduous Forest            5,022 1974/1982
4.Madhupur National Park Deciduous Forest            8,436 1962/1982
5.Lawachara National Park Mixed Evergreen            1,250 1996
6.Kaptai National Park Wetland            5,464 1999
7.Nijhum Dweep National Park Mangrove Forest          16,352 2001
8.Meda Kacchapia National Park High Hill Mixed Forest                396 2004
9.Shatchari National Park Evergreen                243 2006
10.Khadim Nagar National Park Mixed Evergreen                679 2006
Wildlife Sanctuary
11.Char Kukri-Mukri Wildlife Sanctuary Char land Mangrove Forest                  40 1981
12.Pablakhali Wildlife Sanctuary High Hill Mixed Forest          42,087 1962/1983
13.Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary Mixed Evergreen  Forest            7,764 1986
14.Sundarban East Wildlife Sanctuary * Mangrove Forest          31,227 1960/1996
15.Sundarbans South Wildlife Sanctuary* Mangrove Forest          36,970 1996
16.Sundarbans West Wildlife Sanctuary* Mangrove Forest          71,502 1996
17.Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary Mixed Evergreen  Forest            1,796 1996
18.Fasiakhali Wildlife Sanctuary Mixed Forest            1,302 2007
Game Reserve
19.Teknaf Game Reserve Mixed Forest 11615 1983

 

Ex-situ Conservation Areas of Bangaladesh

Name of Protected Areas Habitat Types Area(ha.) Year of Notification
Eco-parks and Safari Park
1.Bangabandhu Safari Park High mixed forest                600 1999
2.Sitakunda Botanical Garden and Eco-park High Hill mixed forest            1,000 2000
3.Madhabkunda Eco-park High Hill mixed forest                654 2001
4.Madhutila Eco-park Deciduous Forest                125 2001
5.Murai Chara Eco-park Mixed Evergreen                830 2001
Botanical Garden
1.National Botanical Garden                  84 1961
2.Balda Garden 1.37 1909

 

Ecologically Critical Areas of Bangladesh

Name of the ECA Type Area (ha) Year of declaration
1.Sundarbans (10 km periphery buffer around the forest Mangrove Forest  - 1999
2.Teknaf Peninsula Sandy Beach 10465 1999
3.St.Martin’s Island Coral Ecosystem 590 1999
4.Sonadia Island Sand dunes 4916 1999
5.Hakaluki Haor Wetland 18383 1999
6.Tangua Haor* Wetland 9727 1999
7.Marjat Baor,Jhenaidah Oxbow Lake 200 2001
8.Gulshan-Baridhara Lake,Dhaka Urban Wetland  - 2009
9.Rivers (Buriganga,Turag,Sitalakhya and Balu) around Dhaka city River  -

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