South Asia 

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.

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Mumbai, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in India and the capital of the state Maharashtra.

Delhi is India's capital and the home of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of Government.

Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and one of the largest urban agglomerations in India.

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India is the largest country in the Indian subcontinent and shares borders with Pakistan to the north-west, China and Nepal to the north, Bhutan to the north-east, 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.

The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a nation in South Asia, on the edge of the Indian subcontinent.

Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is in Southern Asia. It is an island country in the Indian Ocean, south of India.

Bhutan is a small country in the Himalayas between Tibet and India. Besides the stunning natural scenery, the enduring image …

The Maldives are an archipelago of 1,192 coral islands grouped into 26 coral atolls in the Indian Ocean.

The Himalaya are a range of mountains in Asia, most correctly defined as stretching from the Indus river in Pakistan, through India, Nepal, Bhutan, ending at the Bramaputra River in India.

Kashmir is the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. Once a princely state and until the mid-19th century, the term …

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