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India is mysterious and a huge country with so many places to explore. As the world’s largest democracy, India is a country with thousands of years of history and culture. Aside from the world-renown World Heritage Taj Mahal, other things associated with India are Mount Everest, cricket and Indian cuisine. Another of the things India is famous for is wildlife. India has the last remaining wild tigers in the world roaming its national parks.

Once you get a taste of it, you’ll want to go back again and again for more.

How many cities are there in India?

As the world’s second-largest country, India has 4,000 cities and towns. If you like the buzz of exploring large cities then India is the place. About 300 Indian cities have a population of over 1,00,000 people.

Which is the richest city in India?

Mumbai is India’s biggest city and the richest. The top three largest cities in India are also the wealthiest. They are Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. Other large cities are Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. All have more than three million people.

Which is the most beautiful city in India?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. However, many people who have been to Varanasi say that it is the most beautiful city in India. Udaipur in Rajasthan is another contender for the most beautiful city in India. Udaipur is also known as the City of Lakes.

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