List of Bio-geographic Zones and Bio-geographic Provinces of India

The Biogeography deals with the geographical distribution of plants and animals. There are 10 bio-geographical Zones in India. The bio-geographical province is an ecosystematic or biotic subdivision of realm. India is divided into 25 bio-geographic provinces. Here, we are giving the list of Bio-geographic Zones and Bio-geographic Provinces of which is very useful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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The Biogeography deals with the geographical distribution of plants and animals. There are 10 bio-geographical Zones in India. The bio-geographical province is an ecosystematic or biotic subdivision of realm. India is divided into 25 bio-geographic provinces.

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Here, we are giving the list of Bio-geographic Zones and Bio-geographic Provinces of which is very useful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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Bio-geographic Zones and Bio-geographic Provinces of India

Bio-geographic Zones of India

Bio-geographic Provinces of India

Trans Himalaya

1A: Himalaya- Ladakh Mountains

1B: Himalaya-Tibetan Plateau

1C: Trans-Himalaya Sikkim

The Himalaya

2A: Himalaya- North West Himalaya

2B:  Himalaya- West Himalaya

2C: Himalaya- Central Himalaya

2D: Himalaya- East Himalaya

The Indian Desert

3A: Desert-Thar

3B: Desert-Katchchh

The Western Ghats

4A: Western Ghats-Malabar Plains

5B: Western Ghats- Western Ghats Mountains

The Deccan Peninsula

6A: Deccan Peninsular-Central Highlands

6B: Deccan Peninsular- Chotta Nagpur

6C: Deccan Peninsular- Eastern Highland

6D: Deccan Peninsular- Central Plateau

6E: Deccan Peninsular- Deccan South

The Gangetic Plains

7A: Gangetic Plain- Upper Gangetic Plains

7B: Gangetic Plain- Lower Gangetic Plains

The Coasts

8A: Coasts-West Coast

8B: Coasts- East Coast

8C: Coasts-Lakshadweep

North-East India

9A: North-East- East- Brahmaputra Valley

9B: North-East-North East Hills

Islands

10A: Islands-Andaman

10B: Islands-Nicobar

Biogeography classification of India was done by Rodgers and Panwar in 1988. The classification was done using various factors such as altitude, moisture, topography, rainfall etc.

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