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2 Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in Jharkhand

Jharkhand

Jharkhand which came into being on 15 November 2000 as the 28th State of the Union is the homeland of the tribals who had dreamed of a separate state for a long time. Jharkhand is bound by West Bengal in the east, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the west, Bihar in the north and Odisha in the south. There are many scenic attractions in the State.

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
Dalma Wildlife SanctuaryNational Highway 33, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 832401, India

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is located 10 km from the city of Jamshedpur in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It was inaugurated by Sanjay Gandhi in 1975. It is a notable wildlife sanctuary and contains significant population of Indian Elephants.

Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary
Hazaribagh Wildlife SanctuaryPokharia Rajderwa Raod, Pokharia, Jharkhand 825411, India

Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Jharkhand, India, about 55 miles (89 km) north of Ranchi.[2] It was established in 1955.Nestling in low hilly terrain, at an average altitude of 615 metres (2,018 ft), it has an area of 184 km2 (71 sq mi) and is home to sambar, nilgai, chital, peafowl, sloth bears, black bears, hyenas and pigeons.

Map of Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in Jharkhand