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Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve

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Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve:

• Two major dams located in the region, namely Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and the Srisailam Dam, are contributors to the name of Tiger Reserve Nagarjuna-Srisailam.

•Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve is situated in the Nallamala hill range, part of the Eastern Ghats in Andhra Pradesh.

• It attained tiger status in 1983.

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• The tiger reserve encompasses Nallamala Hill and spans across five districts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

• The Krishna River bisects it.

Area: It is the largest tiger reserve in the country. The total area of the tiger reserve is 3727 km sq.

Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve (UPSC)