The Plains of India 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.
Popular in Plains
Delhi is India's capital and the home of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of Government.
Varanasi, once known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a historical city in northern India.
Uttar Pradesh is a state in the Plains region of India. Uttar Pradesh has the largest population of nearly 167 million.
Madhya Pradesh is a state in the plains of India. The name "Madhya Pradesh" means "central region", and derives from its geographical position.
Punjab is a state in the northwestern part of The Republic of India. When India was divided, the region was divided along religious grounds.
Haryana is a state in India. A Hindu-dominated state that split off from largely Sikh Punjab in 1966.
Chandigarh is India's first planned city, quite distinct from the rest of the country and considerably better organized.
Sunauli is the traditional name given to both sides of this India/Nepal border crossing, 70 kilometers north of Gorakpur and 3 kilometers south of Bhairahawa.