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

is the city of the Taj Mahal, in the north state of , some 200 km from . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in the Plains region of . Photo: Davi1974d, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a state in the plains of . The name "Madhya Pradesh" means "central region", and derives from its geographical position. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a state in Northern . It lies on the Gangetic plain, with to its west, to its east, to its south and to its north. Photo: Hshook, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a state in the northwestern , bordering and to the northeast and north, and , and towards the southeast, south and southwest. Photo: Hshook, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is one of the 28 states in India, located in the northern part of the country. Photo: Hshook, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is 's first planned city, quite distinct from the rest of the country and considerably better organized. Photo: duncid, CC BY-SA 2.0.


Latitude of center
26.7° or 26° 42' north
Longitude of center
78.2° or 78° 12' east

Also Known As

  • Bengali: উত্তর ভারতের সমভূমি
  • Dutch: Vlaktes (India)
  • Dutch: Vlaktes
  • French: Plaines d'Inde
  • German: Zentralindien
  • Greek: Βόρεια πεδιάδα (Ινδία)
  • Greek: Βόρεια πεδιάδα
  • Hebrew: אזור המישורים של הודו
  • Italian: pianure indiane
  • Persian: دشت (هند)
  • Persian: دشت
  • Russian: Равнины (Индия)
  • Russian: Равнины
  • Pianure indiane

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