Where is biggest forest in India?
In terms of area, Madhya Pradesh has the largest forest cover in the country followed by Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Maharashtra.
Which is the oldest forest in India?
Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. One of the oldest forest reserves in the country, Jim Corbett National Park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park and named after Edward James Corbett, a British hunter, naturalist and a writer.
Which is the largest forest in Asia?
Saranda is Asia’s largest Sal Forest and Jharkhand’s Pride. An un-spoilt world, where nature rules supreme, it is the home of the endangered flying lizard, In the local Ho language it means “The land of seven hundred hills” and is located in the West Singhbhum District, 60 kms from Jamshedpur.
Which is the smallest forest in India?
Trailing closely behind was the state of Punjab with 6.87 percent tree cover. Both Haryana and Punjab are located in the northern part of India.
States with lowest forest and tree cover as a percentage of geographical area in India in 2017.
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