Beyond the dihang gorge , the Himalayas bend sharply to the south and spread along the eastern boundary of India. these are known as purvanchal mountains or eastern mountains.these hills running through the north eastern states are mostly composed of strong sand stones which are sedimentary rocks.The Purvanchal hills lies in the north easternmost part of India lying near Myanmar . They are the eastern extension of Himalayas . they cover the states of Assam, manipur, tripura, nagaland . meghalaya and mizoram . the garo - khasi and jaintia hills lie in this range.they consist of the patkai, naga, manipur and mizo hills too.
Generally Purvanchal refers to the above listed but there is also another region purvanchal in India listed here -
Purvanchal is a geographic region of north-central India, which comprises the eastern end of Uttar Pradesh state. It is bounded by Nepal to the north, Bihar state to the east, Bagelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh state to the south, the Awadh region of Uttar Pradesh to the west and the end of Doab (at Allahabad) in Uttar Pradesh to its southwest.
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