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In which year was Sundarban declared as the world heritage site?
1. 1992
2. 1999
3. 1987
4. 1988

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 1987

The correct answer is 1987.

  • Sundarban was declared a world heritage site in 1987 by UNSECO.
  • The Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest such forests in the world (140,000 ha), lies on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal.
  • The site is intersected by a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats, and small islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forests.

  • List of World Heritage Sites in West Bengal:
    SITE LOCATION
    Sundarban National Park Coastal Bay of Bengal
    Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (the Toy Train) Darjeeling
  • List of World Heritage Sites in India:

    SITE

    LOCATION

    Ajanta Caves

    Maharashtra

    Ellora Caves

    Maharashtra

    Agra Fort

    Uttar Pradesh

    Taj Mahal

    Uttar Pradesh

    Sun Temple

    Puri District, Odisha

    Kaziranga National Park

    Assam

    Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

    Assam

    Fatehpur Sikri

    Uttar Pradesh

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