South Asia comprises the countries lying between the Himalaya range of mountains and the Indian Ocean and between the Ganga and Indus river valleys. The Indian Ocean shoreline is divided between the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
Mumbai, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in India and the capital of the state Maharashtra.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a nation in South Asia, on the edge of the Indian subcontinent.
Delhi is India's capital and the home of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of Government.
Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is in Southern Asia.
Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and one of the largest urban agglomerations in India.
Bhutan is a small country in the Himalayas between Tibet and India.
Bangalore, now known officially as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.
Karachi, the noisy, bustling, ever-growing troubled metropolis of Pakistan, lies on the eastern coast of the Arabian Sea, just northwest of the Indus river delta.
Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India.
Ahmedabad is the fifth largest city in India with a population of 6.5 million.
India is the largest country in the Indian subcontinent and shares borders with Pakistan to the northwest, China and Nepal to the north, Bhutan to the northeast, and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east.
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is in South Asia and is the world's 34th largest country by size.
Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between the Tibet autonomous region of China and India.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart. - Confucius
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