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Royal Chitwan National Park

Royal Chitwan National Park
Royal Chitwan National Park
Country: Nepal
Lat/Lon: 27.30.0, 84.19.59.988
Category: Natural Sites
Criteria: (vii)(ix)(x)
Date of Inscription: 1984
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/284

At the foot of the Himalayas, Chitwan is one of the few remaining undisturbed vestiges of the 'Terai' region, which formerly extended over the foothills of India and Nepal. It has a particularly rich flora and fauna. One of the last populations of single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros lives in the park, which is also one of the last refuges of the Bengal tiger.

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Capital: Kathmandu
Currency: Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Language: Nepali
Time Zone: UTC+5:45

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