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Orang National Park: The Orang National Park, located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam, India, covers an area of 78.81 square kilometres (30.43 sq mi). It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared a National Park on 13 April 1999. It is also known as the mini Kaziranga National Park (IUCN site) since the two parks have a similar landscape made up of marshes, streams and grasslands and are inhabited by the Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros. The park has a rich flora and fauna, including Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros, pigmy hog, elephants, wild buffalo and tigers. It is the only stronghold of rhinoceros on the north bank of the Brahmaputra rive


Madan Kamdev: It is located in Kamrup district, not so far from Guwahati, almost 35 k.m away from Guwahati. The ruined temple has a sculpture of the god Shiva and the goddess Uma. This god and goddess pair is still worshipped by the people but they call them "Madan-Kamdev". This is why the temple and the place are known as Madan Kamdev.



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