Kanha Tiger Reserve is nestled in the Maikal range of the Satpura hills. The Tiger Reserve sprawls across the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh in central India.

Geographical Location

  • Longitude:80o   26’  10” E to 81o 04’  40” E
  • Latitude:22o  01’  05” N to 22o  27’  48”
  • Elevation 450m to 900m (above MSL)
  • Annual Rainfall:1400 mm
  • Temperature: Summer 11oC to 43oC, Winter -2oC to 29oC

Area of the Park

  • Core Zone (Critical Tiger Habitat):917.43 sq. km.
  • National Park: 22.57 sq. km.
  • Buffer Zone: 1134.32 sq. km.
  • Total area of the Kanha Tiger Reserve: 2074.32 sq. km.