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Parks, Reserves, and Other Protected Areas in



National Parks

  • Jigme Dorji
  • Jigme Singye Wangchuck
  • Royal Manas
  • Thrumshingla

Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • Bomdeling
  • Sakteng
Protected Areas in Bhutan
Currently there are 6 operational National Parks/ Wildlife Sanctuaries headed by highly qualified Park Managers.
Three other Protected Areas which are not operational but notified by the Royal Government in 1993 are Toorsa Strict Nature Reserve covering an area of 651; Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary with an area of 266 Sq.Km; and Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary with 755 Sq. Km. The nine Protected Areas constitute about 26.23 % of the total area of the country representing pristine Himalayan ecosystem. The total area under Protected Area system is about 10,913 sq. km excluding the "Biological Corridors" connecting all Protected Areas which constitute about 9 % of the total area (3,804 Bhutan has the highest percentage of land under Protected Area Management System in Asia.

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Forestry - Royal Government of Bhutan