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South India includes major states in peninsular India and the two island groups of Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar. Southern India has five states: Andhra PradeshCoastal state with fiery food TelanganaSpun off from Andhra Pradesh in 2014, centred around …

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Bangalore, now known officially as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India.

Kochi is a cosmopolitan city in Kerala with a bustling commercial port. Kochi is the financial and commercial capital of Kerala and, with a population of more than 2 million, the biggest urban agglomeration in the state.

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Kerala, a state in Southern India is known as a tropical paradise of waving palms and wide sandy beaches.

Tamil Nadu - the land of Tamils is a state in Southern India known for its temples and architecture, food, movies and classical Indian dance and Carnatic music.

Karnataka is a state in Southern India. It streches from Belgaum in the north to Mangalore in the south.

Andhra Pradesh is a state in Southern India. In 2014, it was split in two, with the northwestern half becoming the new state of Telangana.

Telangana is India's newest state, split off from Andhra Pradesh in 2014.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a large group of nearly 600 islands in the Bay of Bengal.

Pondicherry is a union territory in Southern India. It consists of a number of so-called pockets in three different states: All the territories of Pondicherry were under French occupation before they were peacefully handed over back to India.

Lakshadweep, formerly the Laccadives, is a group of islands situated some 400 km off India's west coast in the Arabian sea.

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