Keibul Lamjao National Park

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Keibul Lamjao National Park (Manipur Northeast India)
IUCN category II (national park)
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Endangered Eld's deer or sangai
Map showing the location of Keibul Lamjao National Park (Manipur Northeast India)
Map showing the location of Keibul Lamjao National Park (Manipur Northeast India)
Map showing the location of Keibul Lamjao National Park (Manipur Northeast India)
Map showing the location of Keibul Lamjao National Park (Manipur Northeast India)
LocationBishnupur District, Manipur, India
Nearest cityMoirang, Imphal
Coordinates24°30′00″N 93°46′00″E / 24.50000°N 93.76667°E / 24.50000; 93.76667Coordinates: 24°30′00″N 93°46′00″E / 24.50000°N 93.76667°E / 24.50000; 93.76667
Area40 km2 (15 sq mi)
Established28 March 1977
Governing bodyGovernment of India, Government of Manipur
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The Keibul Lamjao National Park is the only floating national park in the world. It is in the Bishnupur district of Manipur.[1] Its area is 40 square kilometres. It is part of the Loktak lake, the only floating lake in the world.[2][3]

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