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Dibru Saikhowa National Park is the largest national park of Assam, spread over an area of 650 sq. km. It is located about 13 kms north of Tinsukia town and about 515 kms from Guwahati and is bounded by the Brahmaputra river and Arunachal hills in the north and Dibru and Patkai hills on the south. It was declared a wildlife Sanctuary in 1986 by the government of Assam by uniting two Reserve forests, viz., Dibru and Saikhowa including some other areas. It attained National Park status in 1999 restricting its core area to 340 sq. km. with a large buffer zone. Dibru Saikhowa National Park is one of the 19 (nineteen) biodiversity hotspots of the world. It mainly consists of semi wet evergreen forests, tropical moist deciduous forest, bamboo, canebrakes and grasslands. Situated in the flood plains of Brahmaputra, at an altitude of 118 m above sea level, Dibru-Saikhowa is a safe haven for many extremely rare and endangered species of wild life including over 300 avifauna both endangered and migratory, as well as various species of shrubs, herbs and rare medicinal plants.It is also home to wild ferral horses.

 
 
 
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