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]

NamePopulation (2011 census)Largest CityArea
East India270,673,657Kolkata425,432 km2
North India543,937,430Delhi726,133 km2
Northeast India44,980,294Guwahati255,086 km2
South India252,557,336Chennai636,236 km2
West India174,800,087Mumbai508,042 km2

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

East India[edit]

Victoria Memorial Kolkata

Northern India[edit]


Northeast India[edit]

South India[edit]

Western India[edit]

Islands of India[edit]

See also[edit]