Which is the Smallest National Park in India?

By Priya Gupta|Updated : July 1st, 2022

South Button Island National Park located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the smallest National Park in India. There are a total of 108 National Parks in India out of which 9 are situated in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. South Button Island National Park lies in a total area of 5 square kilometres and is a part of Rani Jhansi Marine National Park. Let us learn more about the smallest National Park in India in detail.

Name Smallest National Park in India?

The smallest National Park in India is South Button Island National Park which is a popular destination for travellers to enjoy scuba diving and snorkelling. It is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Check other related information about this National Park below:

  • Area - 5 square kilometres
  • It was established in 1987.
  • The average temperature of this National Park lies in the range of 20˚C to 30˚C.
  • A huge variety of Flaura and Fauna can be seen here including sea turtles, dolphins, octopuses, white-bellied sea eagles, coral reefs, etc.
  • Its distance from Havelock Island is around 24 km.

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FAQs on Which is the Smallest National Park in India?

  • South Button Island National Park is the smallest National Park in India with an area of 5 square kilometres. It is located at a distance of around 24 kilometres from Havelock Island and around 74 km from Port Blair.

  • The largest National Park is Hemis National Park which is located in Jammu & Kashmir, while the smallest National Park in India is South Button Island National Park situated in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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