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|Keibul Lamjao National Park (Manipur Northeast India)|
|Location||Bishnupur District, Manipur, India|
|Nearest city||Moirang, Imphal|
|Area||40 km2 (15 sq mi)|
|Established||28 March 1977|
|Governing body||Government of India, Government of Manipur|
The Keibul Lamjao National Park is a national park in the Bishnupur district of the state of Manipur. It is 40 km2 (15.4 sq mi) in area, is the only floating national park in the world and is part of Loktak Lake.
It was declared a national park in 1986. The park was created to protect endangered species of animals, birds and plants. As of the 2020s, there are Sangai deer of Manipur, 233 species of aquatic plants, one hundred species of birds, 425 species of animals.
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- "The world's only floating national park".
- "Loktak: The world's only floating lake". The Times of India.
- "Manipur's floating lake at risk | India Water Portal".
- "The Floating Islands of India". earthobservatory.nasa.gov. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2022.