India, the largest country in , 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 India and the capital of the state . Photo: Anunandusg, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is India's capital and seat of government. It forms the National Capital Territory of , rather than being part of a state. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

comprises five major states in peninsular India and two island groups – in the Arabian Sea off the west coast of India and in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a state in that stretches from in the north to in the south. Photo: Pri2pais, CC BY-SA 3.0.


The of India are considered to be the country's heartland. Photo: Wedstock 2011, CC BY-SA 2.0.

comprises three large states, one small state and two minuscule union territories. Photo: Cj.samson, GFDL.

The East of India is a mostly rural region stretching from in the southern Himalayas to the… Photo: Vinay nihal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The region comprises the four northernmost mountain states of India: , , and . Photo: Naresh Chandra, CC BY-SA 4.0.

consists of seven small states that are surrounded by , and , and almost cut off from the rest of India by . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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