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Top 10 most populated cities in India (as per census 2011)

India is the second most populous country in the world. It is also the seventh biggest country in terms of land or area. Population of india is about 1.3 billion and it’s still growing. India is also famous for its variety of cultures. India shares it’s boundaries with  the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west ChinaNepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. India also has big cities. Let us talk about 10 most populous cities in India.

Jaipur

Jaipur

Jaipur

Jaipur is also known as pink city of India. It is also the capital city of the Indian state Rajasthan. It is one of the populated city in India. Jaipur was founded in 1727 by the Rajput ruler Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amer, after whom the city is named. It was one of the earliest planned cities of modern India, designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya.[10] During the British Colonial period, the city served as the capital of Jaipur State. After independence in 1947, Jaipur was made the capital of the newly formed state of Rajasthan. Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in India and forms a part of the west Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with Delhi and Agra (240 km, 149 mi) .

Pune

Pune

Pune city

Pune is second most famous city in the beautiful state of Maharashtra. It is also one of the populated city in India. It is famous for its weather. It’s population is 31 lakhs. According to the 2011 census the urban area had a combined population of 5.05 million whilst the population of the metropolitan region was estimated at 7.4 million. Situated 560 metres (1,837 feet) above sea level on the Deccan plateau on the right bank of the Mutha river, Pune is also the administrative headquarters of its namesake district.

Surat

Surat city

Surat city

Surat is located in the Gujarat state of India. It is also one of the most populated city in India. It’s population is about 44 lakhs( as per 2011 census). Surat local language is Gujarati and Hindi. Surat city is famous for its Diamonds. It is the administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 284 kilometres (176 mi) south of the state capital, Gandhinagar 265 kilometres (165 mi) south of Ahmedabad; and 289 kilometres (180 mi) north of Mumbai.

Kolkata

Kolkata

Kolkata

Kolkata is one of the most famous cities in the north east side of India. Kolkata is the capital of west Bengal State. The population of kolkata is 44 lakhs.It is the primary business, commercial, and financial hub of Eastern India and the main port of communication for North-East India, as well as having the third-largest urban economy of India. Kolkata is home to 9,600 millionaires and 4 billionaires with a total wealth of $290 billion. The Port of Kolkata is India’s oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. Kolkata is known as the “cultural capital of India” .

Chennai

Chennai

Chennai

Chennai or firmly known as Madras. It is the capital of Tamil Nadu India. It is famous for its beach and humid weather. Marina beach is the beach here . Chennai population is about 46 lakhs. The city together with the adjoining regions constitutes the Chennai Metropolitan Area, which is the 36th-largest urban area by population in the world. The traditional and de facto gateway of South India, Chennai is among the most-visited Indian cities by foreign tourists. It was ranked the 43rd-most visited city in the world for the year 2015 and was ranked the 36th-most visited city in the world for the year 2019.

Hyderabad

Hyderabad

Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a city which is located in the Telangana state of India. It is popular for its “Biryani” ( an indian dish). Its population is about 68 lakhs ( as per 2011 census). Hyderabad is the capital of southern India’s Telangana state. A major center for the technology industry, it’s home to many upscale restaurants and shops. Its historic sites include Golconda Fort, a former diamond-trading center that was once the Qutb Shahi dynastic capital. The Charminar, a 16th-century mosque whose 4 arches support towering minarets, is an old city landmark near the long-standing Laad bazaar.

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is one of the famous city in India. It is the capital of Gujarat state in india. Ahmedabad is famous for its newly made Narendra Modi cricket stadium which is world’s largest cricket stadium. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. Ahmedabad’s population of 5,633,927 (as per 2011 population-census) makes it the fifth-most populous city in India,[10] and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 6,357,693 is the seventh-most populous in India. Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 23 km (14 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.

Bangalore

Bangalore

Bangalore

Bangalore is also known as the silicon city of India. It is also  IT Hub of India. It is the capital city of Karnataka India. It is also second biggest city in terms of land. It’s population is about 84 lakhs.A demographically diverse city, Bangalore is the second fastest-growing major metropolis in India. Recent estimates of the metro economy of its urban area have ranked Bangalore either the fourth or fifth-most productive metro area of India. Bangalore is home to 7,700 millionaires and 8 billionaires with a total wealth of $320 billion.

Delhi

Delhi

Delhi

Delhi is the capital of India. It is a metropolitan city. It is also known as the green city of India. It is the second most populated city in India. It is biggest city in terms of land in India. Delhi is the second-wealthiest city in India after Mumbai and is home to 18 billionaires and 23,000 millionaires. Delhi ranks fifth among the Indian states and union territories in human development index. Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India. Delhi is of great historical significance as an important commercial, transport, and cultural hub, as well as the political centre of India.

Mumbai

Mumbai

Mumbai

Mumbai is the most populated city in India. It is also the most wealthiest city in India. It’s population is about 1.2 crores.Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23 million. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India.

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