12 Facts About Northern India


North India is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India.

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The dominant geographical features of North India are the Indo-Gangetic Plain and the Himalayas, which demarcate the region from the Tibetan Plateau and Central Asia.

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The Ministry of Culture in its North Culture Zone includes the state of Uttarakhand but excludes Delhi whereas the Geological Survey of Northern India includes Uttar Pradesh and Delhi but excludes Rajasthan and Chandigarh.

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North Northern India has the third-largest gross domestic product than any other region in Northern India.

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North Northern India is one of the most climatically diverse regions on Earth.

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People of North Northern India mostly belong to the Indo-Aryan ethno linguistic branch, and include various social groups such as Brahmins, Rajputs, Banias, Jats, Rors, Gurjars, Kolis, Yadavs, Khatris, Kambojs and Dalits.

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Composite culture of North Northern India is known as Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb, a result of the amicable interaction of Hindus and Muslims there.

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North Northern India includes several national parks such as the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Jim Corbett National Park, Keoladeo National Park and Ranthambore National Park.

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North Northern India encompasses several of the holiest pilgrimage centres of Hinduism, the most sacred destinations of Buddhism, the most regarded pilgrimage centres of Sikhism and some of the highly regarded destinations in Sufi Islam.

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North Northern India includes some highly regarded historical, architectural and archaeological treasures of Northern India.

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Several parts of North Northern India have prospered as a consequence of the Green Revolution, including Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, and have experienced both economic and social development.

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The technology boom that occurred in the past three decades in southern India has helped many Indians from the northern region to find jobs and live prosperous lives in southern cities.

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