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  To which ecozone does Kashmir belong?

  Kashmir belongs to the Palearctic or Palaearctic ecozone which is one of the eight ecozones dividing the Earth surface.

 
 

Ecozones represent large areas of the earth's surface where plants and animals developed in relative isolation over long periods of time, and are separated from one another by geologic features, such as oceans, broad deserts, or high mountain ranges, that formed barriers to plant and animal migration.

The Palearctic is physically, the largest ecozone [54.1 mil. km˛] and includes the bulk of Eurasia and North Africa. It includes the terrestrial ecoregions of Europe, Asia north of the Himalaya foothills, northern Africa, and the northern and central parts of the Arabian Peninsula.

 
 
Map of Palearctic ecozone
WWF Ecozones
Nearctic
Palearctic
Afrotropic
Indomalaya
Australasia
Neotropic 
Oceania
Antarctic

(North America)
(Eurasia and North Africa)
(Sub-Saharan Africa)
(South Asian subcontinent and Southeast Asia)
(Australia, New Guinea, and neighbouring islands)
(South America and the Caribbean
(Polynesia, Fiji and Micronesia)
 (Antarctica)

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