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Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary

Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A view of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary from Peechi Dam
Map showing the location of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
Map of India
Location Thrissur District, Kerala, India
Nearest city Thrissur
Coordinates [1]
Area 125 km2 (48 sq mi)
Established 1958

Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary headquartered in Peechi, Thrissur District of Kerala, India. The sanctuary was established in 1958 consisting of Palappilli- Nelliyampathi forests including the area of Chimmony Wildlife sanctuary and is the second oldest sanctuary in Kerala.[2][3][4]

The average summer temperature is 38 °C (100 °F). The average winter temperature is 15 °C (59 °F).


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