List of regions of India

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For ecological regions, see Ecoregions of India. For Climatic Regions, see Climatic regions of India.

This is a list of unofficial, or quasi-official, regions of India. Some are geographic regions, others ethnic, linguistic, dialect, or cultural regions, and some correspond to historic countries, states or provinces.

The five regions[edit]

Name Population (2011 census) Largest local Area
East India 270,673,657 Kolkata 425,432 km2
North India 543,937,430 Delhi 726,133 km2
Northeast India 44,980,294 Guwahati 255,086 km2
South India 252,557,336 Bangalore 636,236 km2
West India 174,800,087 Mumbai 508,042 km2

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep (both comprising union territories) are not included in the above regions.[1]

North India[edit]

Main article: North India

East India[edit]

Main article: East India
Locator map of East India

Northeast India[edit]

Main article: Northeast India

South India[edit]

Main article: South India


Western India[edit]

Main article: Western India

Islands of India[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 10, 2013. Retrieved December 23, 2012.