List of 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 1
  • East India 2
  • Northern India 3
  • Northeast India 4
  • South India 5
  • Western India 6
  • Islands of India 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9

The five regions

Name Population (2011 census) Largest City 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 Chennai 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]

East India

Locator map of East India

Northern India

Northeast India

South India

Western India

Islands of India

See also


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