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In which district does the “Nandhaur Dun” lie ?
1. Udham Singh Nagar
2. Nainital
3. Garhwal
4. Haridwar

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Nainital

The correct answer is Nainital.

  • Nandhaur Dun is located in Nainital district, Uttarakhand.
  • Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Uttarakhand, India that was created in 2012.
  • The sanctuary is part of the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL), a forest zone that stretches from Uttarakhand in India and extends into Nepal.
  • The Nandhaur Sanctuary lies between the Gola and Sarda rivers in the Haldwani forest division and covers an area of 269.96 km2.
  • The Nandhaur Sanctuary is a link between the Bramhadev and Sukhlaphata Wildlife Reserves of Nepal and the western forests of Ramnagar and the Terai central forest division in India.
  • TAL has one of the world’s densest tiger populations and houses 14 protected areas of which five are in Nepal.

  Famous Wildlife sanctuary in Uttarakhand are:

Sr.No Wildlife sanctuary Name Location
1 Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary Almora District
2 Pangot And Kilbury Bird Sanctuary Nainital District
3 Rajaji Wildlife Sanctuary Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal.
4 Corbett National Park Nainital District
5 Askot Sanctuary Pithoragarh District
6 Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary Uttarkashi District
7 Benog Wildlife Sanctuary Mussoorie District

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