India has many of the world's highest mountains, most populated cities, and longest rivers. India's heritage and culture is a rich amalgam of the past and present.

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, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in and the capital of the state .

is 's capital and seat of government. It forms the National Capital Territory of , rather than being part of a state.

is the capital of and one of the largest urban agglomerations in .

, now known officially as Bengaluru, is the capital of the state of .


comprises five major states in peninsular and two island groups – in the Arabian Sea off the west coast of India and in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast.

comprises three large states, one small state and two minuscule union territories.

The of are considered to be the country's heartland.

The East of is a mostly rural region stretching from in the southern Himalayas to the…

The region comprises the four northernmost mountain states of : , , and .

consists of seven small states that are surrounded by , and , and almost cut off from the rest of by .


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