Ranthambore parkland (Hindi: रणथंभौर राष्ट्रीय उद्यान) or Ranthambhore is one in every of the most important national parks in northern Asian nation, covering entire space of 392 km². it's set within the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, regarding a hundred and ten kilometre northeast of Kota and a hundred and forty kilometre southeast of Jaipur, that is additionally the closest airfield. the closest city and terminal is at Sawai Madhopur, regarding eleven kilometre away. The park is additionally near the Kota terminal. RIDCOR operates a mega-highway between Kota and Ranthambhore. Ranthambore parkland lies at the sting of a tableland and is delimited to the north by the Banas watercourse and to the south by the Chambal watercourse. it's named once the historic Ranthambhore defense, that lies at intervals the park. Ranthambhore was established because the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the govt of Asian nation and was declared one in every of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Ranthambore became a parkland in 1980. In 1984, the adjacent forests were declared the Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi Sanctuary, and in 1991 the tiger reserve was enlarged to incorporate the Sawai Man Singh and Keladevi sanctuaries.