The Sundarbans in Bangladesh

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WDPA ID

145580

Reported Area

1397.0 km²

Data Provider

IUCN World Heritage Programme

Attributes

Original Name Les Sundarbans

English Designation World Heritage Site

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Inscribed

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1997

Sublocation BD-27, BD-5, BD-58

Governance Type Collaborative governance

Management Authority Forest Department

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria (ix)(x)