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

29-SEP-2016 16:36

    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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    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


    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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