Pench Location

Let us check Pench location information. Pench National Park, situated in the lower southern reaches of the Satpura hills which is named after Pench River which flows from north to south through the forest area. It is located on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh and north-east of Maharashtra. Pench National Park is situated in the Seoni District of Southern Madhya Pradesh and runs in continuation with Pench National Park in Maharashtra. It is situated 80 Kms from Nagpur. Pench is among the most visited national parks of India. This park derives its name from the Pench River that divides the place in almost two equal halves.

The setting of the Pench National Park was an inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's best ever work - 'The Jungle Book'. The entire background and the characters of the story were sketched upon the real time inhabitants of the park. Therefore, Pench is also famous as the Mogli Land. In addition to the work of Kipling, Pench also became the ground of a documentary, filmed by BBC. The documentary was named as 'Tiger: Spy in the Jungle', and hidden cameras were used for filming. This series was basically focused on the behavior of the big cats. It was April 2008, when this documentary was aired for the very first time. In Pench, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai are commonly seen grazing on the open sites on roadsides and banks of river & reservoir. Jackals can be seen in search of food anywhere in the Park. Packs up to 15 of wild dog can be seen near Chhedia, Jamtara, Bodanala and Pyorthadi areas of the Reserve. Herds of Indian Gaur can be spotted near streams, hilly terrains and bamboo patches commonly in summer & winter months. Sloth beer occupies hilly, rocky out crops and favor mahul bel infested forest. Chinkara is present in very small numbers and is found in open areas around Turia, Telia and Dudhgaon villages. Langoors are very common in Pench, whereas the Rhesus monkeys may be seen occasionally on the fringes. Pench boasts of, more than 210 species of birds that includes several migratory ones also. Commonly seen are Peafowl, Red jungle fowl, Crow pheasant, Crimson breasted barbet, Red vented bulbul, Racket tailed drongo, Magpie robin and lesser whistling teal.

Pench Location
Longitude: 79.3669714 and Latitude: 21.734688 are of Pench National Park. It is 428 meters above the sea Level. Pench National Park is located in the Seoni and Chindwara districts of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The park is located to the south of Satpura hills. It is located in the southern lower reaches of the Satpura hill ranges, which form the catchment of the Pench River. The geological processes in the past have resulted in formation of series of hills and valleys. There are 10 villages in the national park, one inside the park (Fulzari) and nine on the boundry. The topographical configuration varies from plain to hilly terrain with vertical slopes at places and, thus, making them difficult to access, during rough weather conditions. Water bodies are found in the form of streams and 'nallahs'. Most of them are seasonal and meander in full zest during the monsoons. Pench River, which serves as the major water source, dries up in April end. Then, water pools known as 'dohs' serve as water suppliers for the fauna of the park, along with Pench Reservoir. A few perennial streams also exist in the park areas. The sources however, are not suitably distributed, leading to water scarcity in certain parts of the park areas. Creation of waterholes in such areas is one of the management priorities of the park management for fulfilling the need of water.

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