Ayubia is a protected area located in Abbottabad District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is also known as Ayubia National Park and was called a national park in 1984. It is a small natural park 26 km from the Murree hill station. Ayubia was named after Ayub Khan, the second president of Pakistan. it is managed by the Wildlife and Parks Department of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
|Ayubia National Park |
ایوبیہ ملی باغ
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
|Area||33.12 km2 (12.79 sq mi)|
|Elevation||8,000 ft (2,400 m)|
|Governing body||Wildlife and Parks Department,|
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
The park has 104 species of plants. Some of the main species are Cedrus deodara, yew, horse chestnut and oak. The park harbors up to 203 species of birds. including the golden eagle, the vulture. It has 31 species of mammals. It also has animals like the Asiatic leopard.
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