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.

is the city of the Taj Mahal, in the north state of , some 200 km from .

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, once known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a city at the banks of the Ganges river in .

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is a city in the state of Punjab, . It is the holiest city in the Sikh religion.


is a state in the Plains region of .

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

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.

is a state in the northwestern , bordering and to the northeast and north, and , and towards the southeast, south and southwest.

is a state in the northern Plains region of .

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


  • Location: , ,
  • Latitude of center: 26.7° or 26° 42' north
  • Longitude of center: 78.2° or 78° 12' east

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