Chumbi Surla Wildlife Sanctuary
Chumbi Surla Wildlife Sanctuary (shortened as Chumbi Surla) is a wildlife sanctuary covering an area of 55,945 acres (22,640 ha). It is located in Khushab district and Chakwal District, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1978, for the purpose of conserving the threatened species of urial among several other.
|Chumbi Surla Wildlife Sanctuary|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Chakwal, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Area||559.45 km2 (216.00 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,475 ft (754 m)|
|Governing body||Wildlife and Parks Department,|
Government of Punjab
The area is surrounded by reserve forests and hills. Average altitude ranges between 460-1050 m above the sea level. Temperature is between 10-40°C while average annual rainfall is 4994 mm. The forest supports scrub biome having dry subtropical evergreen vegetation.
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