The Plains of India are considered to be the country's heartland. The Ganges and Yamuna rivers flow through this region. Major events of India's history took place here.

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Delhi is India's capital and the home of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of government.

Agra is the city of the Taj Mahal, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, some 200 km from Delhi.

Amritsar is a holy city in the state of Punjab, India. The name Amritsar name derives from the pool around the Golden Temple and means "holy pool of nectar".


Uttar Pradesh is a state in the Plains region of India. Here are nine of the most notable cities.

Madhya Pradesh is a state in the plains of India. The name "Madhya Pradesh" means "central region", and derives from its geographical position.

Bihar is a state in Northern India. It lies on the Gangetic plain, with Uttar Pradesh to its west, West Bengal to its east, Jharkhand to its south and Nepal to its north.

Punjab is a state in the northwestern India, bordering Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir to the northeast and north, and Chandigarh, Haryana and Rajasthan towards the southeast, south and southwest.

Haryana is a state in the northern Plains region of India.

Chandigarh is India's first planned city, quite distinct from the rest of the country and considerably better organized.


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  • Latitude of center:  26° 42' (26.7°) north
  • Longitude of center:  78° 12' (78.2°) east
  • Wikidata:  Plains

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