India is one of the biggest countries in the world. With 1.32 billion of the population (till March 2016) India stands second in the list of world’s most populated country. One of the leading developing nation India has agriculture as its main source of Income. It is also celebrated as the technical town of the hub because of the blossoming outsourcing business in India. Apart from this India is a celebrated country for its rich cultural and traditional diversity. The natural splendor of the country is paramount and also it offers a very rich exposure of day to day life. To peek a little more inside the Republic of India here we present you an overview of 10 biggest Cities of India:
It was formerly known as Bombay and serves as the financial capital of the nation. It is also celebrated as the entertainment hub of India. The languages spoken in the city are Hindi, English, Marathi and Gujarati. The land of Mumbai homes Reserve Bank of India and also headquarters of many MNCs. The population of the city was estimated as 22 million in the year 2015. The famous Gateway of India is in Mumbai only.
|Area of Mumbai||603 sq.km|
|Population of Mumbai||22,442,373|
The national capital of India, New-Delhi is the second largest city of India in the nation. It has a population of 18 million as reported in 2016. The languages that are official here are Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi. There are many archeological remains that bless the land of this city. Indian Parliament, India Gate, Janpath are in Delhi only and the city is the political center of the nation.
|Area of Delhi||1942 sq.km|
|Population of Delhi||18,686,902|
It is now known as Bengaluru and is the third largest city of India in the list. It is the capital of Karnataka and holds a population of 11 million as reported in 2016. The official languages of the city are Kannada, Hindi, Konkani, Telugu, and Malayalam. The city boasts of the renowned educational institutes in telecommunication, aerospace and software sectors. It is also the technical hub of India.
|Area of Bangalore||741 sq.km|
|Population of Mumbai||11,556,907|
Hyderabad lies on the fourth position of the 10 biggest cities in India and is known to be a developing IT hub of the country. It is the capital of Andhra Pradesh and has a population of 10.1 million as of 2016. The languages that are widely spoken in the city are Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, and English. The city homes the famous Char Minar.
|Area of Hyderabad||650 sq.km|
|Population of Hyderabad||10,131,790|
The city is spread over 464 square kilometers and homes 66342236 people. The primary languages here are Hindi, Gujarati, and English. It is the capital and financial hub of Gujarat and is one of the rapidly growing Indian Cities. It is on 39th rank in terms of population in the world and is locally named as “Manchester of India”. The city is also a cultural hub and is famous for Navratri Celebrations.
The sixth largest city with a population of 8.2 million, Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu. Founded in the 17th century by the British this city is located on the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal. It was formerly called as Madras. The city excels in the field of Health Care, Information Technology, Hardware Manufacturing and Automobile. Chennai also owns two amazing ports.
|Area of Chennai||603 sq.km|
|Population of Chennai||8,088,000|
It is the most vital city in the nation which homes 5 million people. The center of culture, education, and industry, Kolkata was formerly known as Calcutta. People speak Hindi, Bengali, Urdu and English in this city. The Salt Lake Stadium of Kolkata is the largest in Asia and second largest in the world.
|Area of Kolkata||185 sq.km|
|Population of Kolkata||4,496,694|
Surat, with a population of 6 million lies on the 8th number in the list. Languages spoken by the people here are Hindi, Gujarati, and English. The city is the center of India’s Diamond business and also excels in the textile industry. It is one of the most developed Indian cities.
Pune is the second largest city of Maharashtra with the population of 5.9 million. It has many historical sites and is the land of IT industry and many educational institutions. The people here speak Hindi, Marathi, and English. It is one of the most beautiful cities of India.
Known for its rich culture and amazing splendor, Jaipur is the 10 biggest city of India. It homes more than 35lakh people who speak Hindi and Rajasthani. It is the capital of Rajasthan and was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. It is the home of many fort palaces and some really luxurious hotels.
All these cities are rich of manmade and natural splendor and represent the true face of the country.