Popular in India
Mumbai, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in India and the capital of the state Maharashtra.
Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and one of the largest cities in India. It is also the largest city in the historic region of Bengal.
Western India comprises three large states, one small state and two minuscule union territories.
The Plains of India are considered to be the country's heartland. The Ganges and Yamuna rivers flow through this region.
The East of India is a mostly rural region stretching from Sikkim in the Himalayan South to the coast of the bay of Bengal.
Though the Himalayas stretch across the entire northern border of India, this region covers only those states of India that lie on the northwestern section of this mountain range.