Regions in India

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh lies in the southeastern region of India, with the Bay of Bengal on the east and shares boundaries with Orissa on the north, Tamilnadu on the south and Karnataka on the west. Weather is extremely... read more


Goa, a state in India's West region, is a former Portuguese colony with rich history. It is 3,700 square km in size with a population of approximately 1.4 million. Goa has a unique mix of native and Portuguese... read more


Haryana is a Hindu-dominated state that split off from largely Sikh Punjab in 1966. It surrounds Delhi on three sides and is dominated by its suburban and commercial sprawl. The remainder of the state is largely... read more

Himachal Pradesh

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Jammu and Kashmir

British India's princely state of Jammu and Kashmir is now divided between India and Pakistan. India claims the entire area of the former state, whereas Pakistan regards the same area as "territory in dispute"... read more


Karnataka is a state in Southern India. Kannada is the official language of the state and the mother tongue of around 70% of the population. Other linguistic minorities include Urdu (9.72%), Telugu (8.34%),... read more


Kerala, a state in Southern India is known as a tropical paradise of waving palms and wide sandy beaches. It is a narrow strip of coastal territory that slopes down the Western Ghats in a cascade of lush green... read more

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is a state in the plains of India. The name "Madhya Pradesh" means "central region," and derives from its geographical position. It is one of the few states of India that is completely surrounded... read more


Located in the West region, Maharashtra is the third largest state of India by size and the second largest by population. It stretches from the west coast to the interior regions and its climate varies with... read more


Orissa borders on the Bay of Bengal. The eastern part, which is closer to the sea, is more prosperous with a lot of tourist locations and religious sanctuaries, while the western part is a hilly and forested... read more


Punjab is a state in the northwestern part of India. Chandigarh is the capital city of Punjab. It serves not only as the capital of Punjab, but also the mainly Hindi speaking state of Haryana, which was formerly... read more


Rajasthan is a state in northwestern India. It is mainly arid and its western border is adjacent to Pakistan. The main attraction for travelers is the vast Desert of Thar and one of the oldest mountain ranges... read more


Sikkim is an East Indian state bordering Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan in the Himalayan foothills. The name has been coined from the words 'Su','Him', or,"beautiful home." The snow covered mountains & lush green... read more

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu, the land of Tamils, is a state in Southern India known for its temples, architecture, food, movies, classical Indian dance and Carnatic music. The language spoken in Tamil Nadu is predominantly... read more

The Capital Region

Delhi is northern India's largest city. One part of it, known as New Delhi, is officially designated the capital of India, but the names are often used interchangeably. Like the rest of the Gangetic Plains,... read more

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is a state in the Plains region of India. In 6 BC, Uttar Pradesh was associated with two new religions: Jainism and Buddhism. It was at Sarnath that Buddha preached his first sermon and laid the... read more

West Bengal

West Bengal was born with the partition and independence of India, with millions of refugees pouring into the state. It has since seen a lot of turbulence. Rich in culture and literature, immensely proud of... read more

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