Tag: Indian Geography

Haryana

Haryana

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Haryana Particulars Description Area 44,212 sq. km Population 2,53,53,081 Capital Chandigarh Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Haryana has a proud history going back to the Vedic Age. The State was the home of the legendary Bharata dynasty, which has given the name Bharat to India. Haryana finds mention in the great epic of Mahabharata. Kurukshetra, […]

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Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh

| August 24, 2012 | Reply

Chhattisgarh Particulars Description   Area 1,36,034 sq. km Population 2,55,40,196 Capital Raipur Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Chhattisgarh, carved out of Madhya Pradesh came into being on 1 November 2000 as the 26th State of the Union. It fulfills the long-cherished demand of the people. In ancient times the region was known as Dakshin-Kausal. This […]

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Bihar

Bihar

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Bihar Particulars Description   Area 94,163 sq. km Population 10,38,04,637 Capital Patna Principal Languaged Hindi History and Geography Bihar finds mention in the Vedas, Puranas, epics, etc., and was the main scene of activities of Buddha, and 24 Jain Tirthankars. Great rulers of the State before the Christian era were Bimbisar, Udayin, who founded the city of […]

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Assam

Assam

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Particulars Description   Area 78,438 sq. km Population 3,11,69,272 Capital Dispur Principal Languaged Assamese History and Geography The word ‘Assam’ as interpreted by some scholars is derived from the Sanskrit word Asoma meaning peerless or unparalleled. But the widely accepted opinion of the academic circles today is that the term has come from the original name of […]

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Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

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Particulars Description   Area 83,743 sq. km Population 13,82,611 Capital Itanagar Principal Languaged Monpa, Miji, Aka, Sherdukpen, Nyishi, Apatani, Tagin, Hill Miri, Adi, Digaru-Mismi, Idu-Mishmi, Khamti, Miju-Mishmi, Nocte, Tangsa and Wancho. History and Geography Arunachal Pradesh, the erstwhile North-East Frontier Agency shares international boundaries with Bhutan, Tibet, China and Myanmar to the west, north-east, north […]

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Geology of India

Geology of India

| August 21, 2012 | Reply

The geology of India started with the geological evolution of rest of the Earth i.e. 4.57 Ga (billion years ago). India has a diverse geology. Different regions in India contain rocks of all types belonging to different geologic periods. Some of the rocks are badly deformed and transmuted while others are recently deposited alluvium that has yet to undergo diagenesis. Mineral deposits of great variety are […]

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Geography of India

Geography of India

| August 18, 2012 | Reply

The geography of India describes the geographic features of India, a country in South Asia. India lies largely on the Indian Plate, the northern portion of the Indo-Australian Plate, whose continental crust forms the Indian subcontinent. The country is situated north of the equator between 8°4′ and 37°6′ north latitude and 68°7′ and 97°25′ east longitude. It is the seventh-largest country in the world, with a […]

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