Tanguar Haor

Dharmpasha - Tahirpur Road
Sunamganj - 3030

Type: Nature Attraction
  • Mahmudur Rahman Polash
    Mahmudur Rahman Polash
  • S.M. Amanur Rahman Rafat
    S.M. Amanur Rahman Rafat
  • M A Muktadir
    M A Muktadir
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    Nabil's Tales

If you want to enjoy the natural beauty of Bangladesh, you can go to Tanguar Haor in Sunamganj. This is the second 'Ramsar' site of Bangladesh, which is located near the border of India. The location of Tanguar Haor is in Tahirpur and Dharmapasha Upazila of Sunamganj. 

There are 120 small and large beels. These beels are the sanctuaries of migratory birds and fish. In the rainy season, the haor is fully covered with water everywhere. But in winter the water reduces. There are more than 140 species of freshwater fish in this haor. Fishing is the main livelihood for the people of this haor area.

There is a huge gathering of birds here from the beginning of winter to the end.  Most of the birds are seen in February. Every year about 200 species of migratory birds come here. Besides, there are 208 species of birds, 150 species of aquatic plants, 34 species of reptiles and 11 species of amphibians living in the haor.

There are more than 200 kinds of trees in Tanguar haor. Among those Nolkhagra, Dudhilata, Nil shapla, Pani faal, Shola, Helancha, Sataguli, Shital pati, Goldsmith, Bantulasi etc are notable.

If you want to go through the haor area, there are many local children, who can move you on the haor area by their boat. They show tourists the haor area. There is a watchtower in the haor. You may also watch the total haor area by the watchtower and also take bath in transparent water under the watchtower.

Besides this nature attraction, there are four more nature attractions listed in Sunamganj. There's also twelve attractions listed in this district in other categories. You will find the exact location of Tanguar Haor on the map above.

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