Hponkanrazi Wildlife Sanctuary

Hponkanrazi Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Putao Township, Kanchin State, northern Myanmar. Covering an area of 2760sq.km, the sanctuary hosts diverse vegetation types such as tropical moist forest, subtropical moist hill forest, temperate forest, deciduous forest and alpine forest in the higher altitudes. Dominated by the tropical moist forest vegetation, bamboo, rattan and wild bananas, the park provides sanctuary to several globaly significant animals such as red panda, serow, takin, black muntjac, leaf deer, Asiatic black bear, clouded leopard etc.

General Information:

Landscape: Brahmaputra-Salween Protected Area Type: National Park
Established Year: 2001 Area: 2760 sq. km.

Geographical Features:

Country:
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Latitude:
Min: 27.5 Max:
Longitude:
Min: 97.71 Max:
Altitude:
From: 40 meter To: 4000 meter
Average rainfall (m): N/A
Climate:

Biodiversity Features:

Province:
Biomes: Sino-Himalayan Temperate forest
Vegetation: Forest include subtropical moist hill forest, temperate forest, deciduous forest and alpine forest in the higher altitudes. The tropical forest is dominated by bamboo, rattan and wild bananas


Socioeconomic Features:

Community Structure:
EthnicGroup: The local ethnic groups living within the 13 villages surrounding the park are Lisu and rawang communities
Natural Heritage:
Cultural Significance:
Livelihood strategies: The people mainly sustains over by farming, collection of Non-timber forest products, hunting and the trade of wild products.


Conservation Management:

IUCN Category: III - Natural Monument
Area containing one, or more, specific natural or natural/cultural feature which is of outstanding or unique value because of its inherent rarity, representative or aesthetic qualities or cultural significance.
Management Authority:
Park Head Quarter: Putao township
Conservation History:
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