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101 Things to do in India

101 Things to do in India
Visit the Taj Mahal – The Epitome of Love Eat at the highway Punjabi Dhaba – A gastronomical delight Old Delhi tour and Chandni Chowk – Fall in Love with the Chaos Bike trip to Ladakh – An Ethereal Experience Rural Olympics Punjab – Back to the Basics Valley of Flowers – Beautiful is an understatement Cor [...]

Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep
Capital: Kavaratti Area: 32 km² Population: 66.602 (2008) Altitude: 0 m Language: Malayalam, Dhivehi, English Just off the coast of Kerala are a widely scattered group of coral islands – 36 of them – collectively known as Lakshadweep. They form part of the Union of India and are one of the country’s newest tourist destinations. Ten of the is [...]

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Capital: Port Blair Area: 8.249 km² Population: 415.000 (2008) Altitude: 0 m Language: Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam A short flight from Calcutta by air (it is also connected by flights from Delhi and Madras) is Port Blair, capital of the Andaman Islands. Though travel is restricted here, those islands open to tourism, wi [...]

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh
Capital: Itanagar Area: 83.743 km² Population: 1.272.000 (2008) Altitude: Naharlagun: 200 m Itanagar: 400 m Language: Indigenous, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali & English Right at the top of north-eastern India, crowning its six clustered sisters like a protective helmet, is Arunachal Pradesh, the `Land of the Dawn-lit- Mountains.’ This [...]

Assam

Assam
Capital: Dispur Area: 78.438 km² Population: 29.198.000 (2008) Altitude: Gauhati: 200 m Shillong: 1600 m Language: Asamiya, Bengalis, Hindi, Nepali, English The largest of the states in the northeast of India is Assam whose capital, Guwahati, has an inspired location on the banks of the River Brahmaputra. The ancient city of Pragjyotishpur o [...]

Nagaland

Nagaland
Capital: Kohima Area: 16.527 km² Population: 2.713.000 (2008) Altitude: Kohima: 1400 m Language: English, Ao, Konyak, Lotha, Angami, Phom, Sema, Bengali, Hindi, Nepali Nagaland is a world apart. Nature resplendent in all her full-bodied glory. Exquisitely picturesque, vibrantly colourful, all lush fertile, the land represents unimaginable be [...]

Manipur

Manipur
Capitl: Imphal Area: 22.327 km² Population: 2.793.000 (2008) Altitude: Imphal: 800 m Language: Meitei, english, Thado, Tangkhul, Kabui, Paite, Nepali, Hmar, Vaiphei, Liangmei Martial arts and a demure dance. The green state of Manipur, and Imphal its capital, has all the fine, merged, tints of a water colour. Faiths and traditions and life s [...]

Mizoram

Mizoram
Capital: Aizol Area: 21.087 km² Population: 1.045.000 (2008) Altitude: Aizol: 1000 m Language: Mizo, Bengali, Lakher, Pawi, Kokborok, Paite, Hmar, English Mizoram, formerly known as the Lushai Hills is situated in the Norrth Eastern Corner of India. It is flanked by Bangladesh and Tripura in the West and Burma in the East. Aizwal is the capi [...]

Tripura

Tripura
Capital: Agartala Area: 10.492 km² Population: 3.495.000 (2008) Altitude: Agartala : 200 m Language: Bengali, Kokborok, English, Hindi, Mogh, Oriya, Bishnupriya Manipuri Tripura is a tiny state in the North-East of the country. It has extensive international border with Bangladesh and, in fact, 85% of its perimeter is international border wi [...]

Meghalaya

Meghalaya
Capital: Shillong Area: 22.429 km² Population: 2.702.000 (2008) Altitude: Shillong: 1600 m Language: Khasi, Garo, English, Bengali, Nepali, Hindi, Marathi, Asamiya, Maram, Rabha, Koch Meghalaya is one of the country’s newest states with its capital at Shillong. Shillong the capital of Meghalaya is a very attractive hill station. Its sparklin [...]

Sikkim

Sikkim
Capital: Gangtok Area: 7.096 km² Population: 640.000 (2008) Altitude: 1700 m Language: English, Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Hindi, Sherpa, Tamang, Rai, Bengali Tucked away in the foothills of the Himalayas, Sikkim is a Himalayan wonderland with its lovely views and exotic orchids, and its forest-trails. A virtual Shangrila overlooked by M [...]

West Bengal

West Bengal
Capital: Kolkata Area: 88.752 km² Population: 88.208.000 (2008) Altitude: 0 m Language: Bengali, Hindi, Santali, Urdu, Nepali, English Calcutta, three hundred years old, traces its history to the landing of Robert Clive on the banks of the Hooghly beside three villages. It was from here the monumental British Raj was launched in India. The c [...]

Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh
Capital: Raipur Area: 135.000 km² Population: 22.895.000 (2008) Altitude: 300 m Language: Hindi, Gondi, Oriya, Halabi, Kurukh, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, English The name Chhattisgarh is not ancient and has come into popular usage in the last few centuries. In ancient times the region was called Dakshin Kosala. All inscription, literary works [...]

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh
Capital: Bhopal Area: 308.209 km² Population: 68.790.000 (2008) Altitude: 500 m Language: Hindi, Bhili, Marathi, Urdu, Gondi, Korku, English In Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior is the state’s northernmost city and a convenient entry point. Gwalior’s landmark is its hilltop fort which contains a fine museum and an ancient temple, among, other monument [...]

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh
Capital: Lucknow Area: 243.286 km² Population: 190.491.000 (2008) Language: Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri, English In Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow was associated with the princely court of Oudh and then with the British, both traditions lingering on in the city whose finest monument is the Bara Imambara. Further east, Varanasi is the oldest city in India. [...]

Delhi

Delhi
Capital:     New Delhi Area:     491 km² Population:     11.954.217 (2008) Altitude:     216 m Language:     Hindi, English, Panjabi india’s capital city, Delhi is the second most widely used entry point into the country, being on the route of most major airlines. It is well linked by rail, air and road to all parts of the country. The remai [...]

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand
Capital: Dehradun Area: 53.483 km² Population: 9.396.000 (2008) Language: Hindi, Pahari, Urdu, Panjabi, Bengalisch, Nepali, English Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India in November 2000. Carved out of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand mainly comprises the hilly regions of Uttar Pradesh. The state borders Himachal [...]

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh
Capital: Shimla Area: 55.673 km² Population: 6.657.000 (2008) Altitude: 350 – 7000 m Language: Hindi, Pahari-Languages, Panjabi, Nepali, Kinnauri, Kashmiri, Lahauli, Dogri, Tibetani, English Himachal Pradesh is a tiny hill state whose pleasant summers make it a popular holiday resort. The Raj still lingers in Shimla, the state capital [...]

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