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India is officially known as the Republic of India and comprises of 28 states and seven union territories. India is the second most populated country in the world and world's largest democracy.

Spread over an area of 3,288,000 km sq, India is the 7th largest country in the world. Broadly, India is divided into six major zones: East India, West India, North India, South India, Northeast India and Central India.

Eastern India includes the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal. The total population of these states is 226,925,195. The Eastern zone covers a total area of 418, 323 Sq.km. Bengali is the dominant language in the state of West Bengal whereas Oriya and Hindi are the principal languages in the states of Orissa and Jharkhand respectively.

The Western region of India covers a total area of 508, 052 Sq.km. Some of the popular states of western India are Gujarat, Goa, Maharashtra and Rajasthan along with the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Mumbai, the financial capital of India is the capital city of Maharashtra. The states of western India have a prosperous economy with relatively high standard of living.

The six states of North India are: Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand , Punjab, Haryana and Delhi (National Capital Territory). The economy of northern India is growing at a fast pace. The most populous cities of North India are New Delhi, Kanpur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Indore and Ludhiana.

Southern India covers states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and the union territory of Lakshadweep. Over 48% of South India's population is engaged in agriculture.Bangalore , the capital of Karnataka is known as the 'Silicon Valley of India' because it is India's leading exporter in IT sector.

North east India includes the seven sister states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam , Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland. Sikkim is also a part of northeast India. There is great ethnic and religious diversity within the seven sister states. The Central zone of India primarily refers to Madhya Pradesh and the newly formed state of Chhattisgarh.

Last Updated on : July 9, 2014

 

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