Bihar Forests

 

  1. Overview
  2. Posted Strength
  3. Bihar Forests

Forests in Bihar

 

1. Bihar vis--vis National Forest Cover:
  
SL Item National State
1. Recorded forest area compared to geographical area  23.57  6.87
2. Total forest cover as compared to geographical area 20.64% 5.90%
3. Tree cover as compared to culturable non-forest area        4.56% 2.04%
4. Trees/Hectare of culturable non-forest area 12.30 13.80
2. Bihar Forests - At a Glance:
  
SL Description Area (in km2) %age
1. Geographical Area 94,163 100
2. Forest Area 6,473 6.87
3. Very Dense Forest 76 0.08
4. Dense Forest 2,951 3.13
5. Open Forest 2,531 2.69
3. Protected Areas:
  
SL Description Number
1. Nation Parks 1
2. Sanctuaries 11
3. Protected Forest Area 3,208.47 km2
4. Protected Non-Forest Area 76.30 km2
4. Details of Protected Areas:
  
SL Name of Park/Sanctuary District Type
1. Barela SAZS Sanctuary Vaishali Sanctuary
2. Bhimbandh Sanctuary Monghyr Sanctuary
3. Gogabil Pakshi Vihar Katihar Closed Area
4. Gautambuddha Sanctuary Gaya Sanctuary
5. Kaimur Sanctuary Rohtas Sanctuary
6. Kanwar Jheel Bird Sanctuary Begusarai Sanctuary
7. Kusheshwarsthan Darbhanga Closed Area
8. Nagi Dam Bird Sanctuary Jamui Sanctuary
9. Nakti Dam Bird Sanctuary Jamui Sanctuary
10. Rajgir Sanctuary Nalanda Sanctuary
11. Sanjay Gandhi Botanical Garden Patna Botanical Garden
12. Udaypur Sanctuary West Champaran Sanctuary
13. Valmiki National Park West Champaran National Park
14. Valmiki Sanctuary West Champaran Sanctuary
15. Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Bhagalpur Sanctuary