Top 5 Largest Mangrove And Swamp Forest in India

Mangroves Forest is the home of low and medium height of various types of trees. The swamps protect coastal areas of India and home to so many species of Aquatic Birds, water animals and reptiles. Myristica swamp of Karnataka Western Ghats, Konkan,Gujarat and mangroves of Kollam are few more sites of wetland in India.

Sundarbans Mangroves, West Bengal

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The Great Sundarbans is the largest Mangroves region in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sundarbans region is densely covered by mangroves, its a National Park, Tiger Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve Park of India.

Bhitarkanika Mangroves, Odisha

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Bhitarkanika Mangroves is India’s second largest forest,located in Odisha. Bhitarkanika is created by the two river delta of Brahmani and Baitarani river and one of the important Ramsar Wetland in India.

Godavari – Krishna Mangroves, Andhra Pradesh

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The Godavari Krishna mangroves lies in the delta of the Godavari and Krishna rivers in Andhra Pradesh. Mangroves ecoregion is under protection for Calimere Wildlife and Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary.

Pichavaram Mangroves, Tamil Nadu

Pichavaram-Mangroves

Pichavaram mangrove is one of the largest mangrove in India, situated at Pichavaram near Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. Pichavaram ranks among the one of the most exquisite scenic spot in Tamil Nadu and home of many species of Aquatic birds.

Baratang Island Mangroves, Andamans

Baratang Island Mangroves is beautiful swamp, located at Great Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Mangrove Swamps of Baratang Island are situated between Middle and South Andamans, capital city Port Blair.