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List of hill stations in India


Andhra Pradesh :

  • Horsley Hills
  • Araku Valley

Arunachal Pradesh :

  • Bomdila
  • Itanagar
  • Tawang

Assam :

  • Haflong

Gujarat :

  • Saputara
  • Wilson Hills

Himachal Pradesh :

  • Chail
  • Dharamsala
  • Kasauli
  • Kullu
  • Manali
  • Shimla
  • Barog
  • Kiarighat
  • Solan
    • Mashobra
      • Kangra
      • Khajjiar
        • Haripurdhar

        Jammu and Kashmir :

        • Pahalgam
        • Srinagar
        • Gulmarg
        • Patnitop
        • Khilanmarg
        • Leh

          PoK (Pak Occupied Kashmir) :

          • Muzaffarabad
          • Gilgit, Hunza, Skardu

            Jharkhand :

            • Hazaribagh
            • Ranchi

            Karnataka :

            • Agumbe, Shimoga District
            • Baba Budangiri, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Biligiriranga Hills, Chamarajanagar District
            • Dandeli, Uttara Kannada District
            • Horanadu, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Hosanagara, Shimoga District
            • Kemmangundi, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Kudremukh, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Koppa, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Madikeri, Kodagu District
            • MM Hills, Chamarajanagar District
            • Mudigere, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Mullayanagiri, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapur district
            • Chikkamagaluru, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Sagar, Shimoga District
            • Sakleshpur, Hassan District
            • Sirsi, Karnataka, Uttara Kannada District
            • Siddapura, Uttara Kannada
            • Somwarpet, Kodagu District
            • Sringeri, Chikkamagaluru District
            • Talakaveri, Kodagu District
            • Theerthahalli, Shimoga District
            • Virajpet, Kodagu District
            • Yana, Uttara Kannada District
            • Yellapura, Uttara Kannada District

            Kerala :

            • Charalkunnu, near Kozhencherry in Pathanamthitta District
            • Devikulam, Idukki District
            • Kalpetta, Wayanad District
            • Kottancheri Hills, Kasaragod District
            • Kumily, Idukki District
            • Mananthavady, Wayanad District
            • Munnar, Idukki District
            • Nelliampathi, Palakkad District
            • Peermade, Idukki District
            • Ponmudi, Thiruvananthapuram District
            • Ranipuram, Kasaragod District
            • Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad District
            • Thusharagiri, Kozhikode District
            • Vellarimala, near Thiruvambady in Kozhikode District
            • Vythiri, Wayanad District
            • Wagamon, Idukki District

            Madhya Pradesh :

            • Pachmarhi
            • Shivpuri

            Maharashtra :

            • Mahabaleshwar Hills, Maharashtra
            • Amboli, Sindhudurg district
            • Chikhaldara
            • Igatpuri
            • Jawhar
            • Karjat
            • Khandala
            • Lonavala
            • Mahabaleshwar
            • Matheran
            • Panchgani
            • Panhala

            Meghalaya :

            • Cherrapunjee
            • Shillong

            Mizoram :

            • Aizawl

            Orissa :

            • Daringbadi

            Rajasthan :

            • Mount Abu

            Sikkim :

            • Gangtok
            • Pelling
            • Lachung

            Tamil Nadu :

            • Ketti Valley, Udagamangalam
            • Coonoor
            • Javadi Hills
            • Kodaikanal
            • Udagamandalam (Ooty)
            • Valparai
            • Meghamalai
            • Yelagiri
            • Yercaud
            • Doddabetta
            • Kolli Hills
            • Sirumalai

            UttaraKhand :

            • Almora
            • Askot
            • Auli
            • Badrinath
            • Bageshwar
            • Berinag
            • Bhimtal
            • Binsar
            • Chamoli
            • Champawat
            • Chaukori
            • Chopta
            • Didihat
            • Gangolihat
            • Garhwal
            • Joshimath
            • Kasauni
            • Kedarnath
            • Landour
            • Lansdowne
            • Lohaghat
            • Mukteshwar
            • Munsiyari
            • Mussoorie
            • Nainital
            • Nanda Devi
            • Naukuchiatal
            • Pauri
            • Pithoragarh
            • Tarkeshwar Mahadev
            • Ranikhet
            • Rishikesh
            • Rudrapryag
            • Uttarkashi
            • Marchula
            • Joshimath
            • Ranikhet
            • Valley of flowers
            • Dhanaulti
            • kanatal

            West Bengal :

            • Darjeeling
            • Kalimpong
            • Kurseong
            • Ghum
            • mirik


            Last updated on: 01/10/2019

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            Religion in India

            Name of Religion Population
            HINDUISM 82%
            ISLAM about 12%
            CHRISTIANITY about 2.5%
            SIKHISM about 2%
            BUDDHISM about 0.7%
            JAINISM about 0.7%
            ZOROASTRIANISM about 0.01%
            JUDAISM about 0.0005%

            Last updated on: 30/09/2019

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            List of most populous cities in India

            Rank City State/UT
            1 Mumbai Maharashtra
            2 Delhi Delhi
            3 BangaloreKarnataka
            4 Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh
            5 Ahmedabad Gujarat
            6 Chennai Tamil Nadu
            7 Kolkata West Bengal
            8 Surat Gujarat
            9 Pune Maharashtra
            10 JaipurRajasthan
            11 Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
            12 Kanpur Uttar Pradesh
            13 Patna Bihar
            14 IndoreMadhya Pradesh
            15 Thane Maharashtra
            16 BhopalMadhya Pradesh
            17 Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh
            18 Pimpri-Chinchwad Maharashtra
            19 Nagpur Maharashtra
            20 Vadodara Gujarat

            Last updated on: 01/10/2019

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            Length of Rivers in India

            The Indian River system is classified as Himalayan, peninsular, coastal, and inland-drainage basin rivers.

            The largest river basin of India is the Ganga basin, which receives water from Himalayas in the north and the Vindhyas in the South. The Ganga, the Yamuna, the Ghagra, Gandak and Kosi are the main constituents of this basin.

            Name Origin fromFalls intoLength (km)
            Ganges Combined SourcesBay of Benal2525
            Satluj Mansarovar Rakas LakesChenab1050
            Indus Near Mansarovar lake Arabian Sea2880
            Ravi Kullu Hills near Rohtang PassChenab720
            Beas Near Rohtang PassSatluj470
            Jhelum Verinag in KashmirChenab725
            Yamuna YamunotriGanga1375
            Chambal M. P.Yamuna1050
            Ghagra Matsatung GlacierGanga1080
            Kosi Near Gosain Dham PeakGanga730
            Betwa VindhyanchalYamuna480
            Son AmarkantakGanga780
            Brahmaputra Near Mansarovar Lake.Bay of Bengal2900
            Narmada AmarkantakGulf of Khambat1057
            Tapti Betul Distt. in M. P.Gulf of Khambat724
            Mahanadi Raipur Distt. in ChhatisgarhBay of Bengal858
            Luni AravallisRann of Kuchchh450
            Ghaggar HimalayasNear Fatehabad494
            Sabarmati AravallisGulf of Khambat416
            Krishna Western GhatsBay of Bengal1327
            Godavari Nasik distt. in MaharashtraBay of Bengal1465
            Cauvery Brahmair Range of Western GhatsBay of Bengal805
            Tungabhadra Western GhatsKrishna river640

            Last updated on: 30/09/2019

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            Tallest Mountains in India

            S.No Peak Height (meters)
            1 K28,611
            2 Kanchen Junga8,598
            3 Nanga Parvat8,126
            4 Gasher Brum8,068
            5 Broad Peak8,047
            6 Disteghil Sar7,885
            7 Masher Brum E7,821
            8 Nanda Devi7,817
            9 Masher Brum W7,806
            10 Rakaposhi7,788
            11 Kamet7,756
            12 Saser Kangri7,672
            13 Skyang Kangri7,544
            14 Sia Kangri7,422
            15 Chaukhamba (Badrinath Peak)7,138
            16 Trisul West7,138
            17 Nunkun7,135
            18 Pauhunri7,128
            19 Kangto7,090
            20 Dunagiri7,066

            Last updated on: 30/09/2019

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