Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Keoladeo National Park, India

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1284

Keoladeo National Park is located 50 km west of Agra City in the northeastern corner of Rajasthan in northwestern India. It protects an area of 28.7 km2. This former duck-hunting reserve of the Maharajas is one of the major wintering areas for large numbers of aquatic birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China and Siberia. Approximately 364 species of birds, including the rare Siberian crane, have been observed in the park.

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