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Major Grasslands and Location

Famous Grasslands of the World

· Grasslands are areas where the vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae), however, sedge (Cyperaceae) and rush (Juncaceae) families can also be found. 
· Grasslands occur naturally on all continents except Antarctica.
· Tropical grasslands are closest to the equator and remain hot all over the year.
· Temperate grasslands are far from the equator and usually have hot summers and cold winters.
· Temperate grasslandssavannas, and shrublands are terrestrial biomes whose predominant vegetation consists of grass and/or shrubs.
· The climate is temperate and ranges from semi-arid to semi-humid.
· Grasslands are referred to by different names in different parts of the world.

List of the Grassland of the World and their Location:

South America (Argentina & Uruguay)
North America
Africa and Australia
South America
Europe and Northern Asia
Europe and Asia
South Africa
Venezuela (South America)
New Zealand
Grasslands are called different names in different parts of the world: - 'steppes' in Asia; 'prairies' in North America; 'pampas', 'llanos' and 'cerrados' in South America; 'savannas' and 'velds' in Africa; and 'rangelands' in Australia.
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