Plains (India)

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Plains (India)

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The Plains of India are considered to be the country's heartland. The rivers Ganga and Yamuna flow through this region. Major events of India's history took place here. This region contains the largest and politically significant states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. This region also contains the country's capital, New Delhi.



  • Delhi — the capital of India
  • Agra — home of the Taj Mahal
  • Amritsar — contains the Golden temple, the most important peregination center for the Sikh religion
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh — also known as The City Beautiful was designed by Le Corbusier
  • Jhansi
  • Lucknow — the Golden City of the East
  • Patna — the Gateway to the Buddhist and Jain pilgrim centres
  • Varanasi — a sacred Hindu city located on the banks of the Ganga

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