Top 10 Largest City In India By Area

A city is a large area where human gets more facilities. Cities have complete system for housing, transportation and communication. Now a days cities are most populated due to urbanization and search of employment. Here you will get the list of Largest City In India By Area.

Top 10 Largest City In India By Area :

1. Mumbai:

Mumbai comes in top order among the largest city in India by area. It is the capital of Maharashtra. Till 1995, it was known as Bombay and Mumbai was named as “the alpha world city” in 2008. It covers area of 4355 square km. It is located at the mouth of River Ulhas on the western coast of India. Arabian Sea lies on the western side of the city. The places of visit here are Gateway of India, Haji Ali Dargah, Marine Drive, Kanheri caves, Siddhivinayak temple, Brabourne stadium, Hanging Garden of Mumbai, Global Vipassana Pagoda, Madh Fort, National Centre for performing Arts, Flora fountain, St. Thomas Cathedral, Aksa Beach, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai.

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2. Kolkata:

Kolkata or Calcutta was the capital of India till 1911. It is popularly known as the “city of joy” or the “cultural capital of India”. Kolkata covers an area of 1851 square km. It is located over the Bengal basin. Kolkata Municipal Corporation administers the city. It was ranked the 1st for the governance and administrative in India in 2014. The tourist places here are Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Eden Garden, Sundarban, Indian Museum, Belur Math, Marble Palace, Birla Planetarium, Alipore Zoo, Shaheed Minar, Rabindra Sarovar.

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3. Delhi:

Delhi is the capital of India and is one of the Union Territories of India. It surrounds by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and covers an area of 1484 square km. It has been the capital of India since 1911. The city is located in the northern part of the country. The National Capital Territory has its own Legislative Assembly, Lieutenant Governor and Council of Ministers and Chief Minister. The Government of India and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi administers New Delhi. The Parliament House, The Rashtrapati Bhawan, Supreme Court of India and Cabinet Secretariat are located here. Qutb Complex, Humayun’s Tomb and Red Fort are theUNESCO World Heritage sites here. Other places to visit are India Gate, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple, Jantar Mantar.

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4. Chennai:

It is the capital of Tamil Nadu. It was formerly known as Madras and it covers an area of 1189 square km. Chennai is located on the south-eastern coast of India. The oldest surviving municipal corporation of India i.e. Greater Chennai Corporation looks over the administration in the city. The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority is the nodal agency which is responsible for planning and development of Chennai Metropolitan area. It is also known as the “Detroit of India”, as major part of India’s automobile industry is located in and around the city. The tourist places here are Marina Beach, Fort St. George, St. Thomas Mount, Ripon Building, Chennai Port, Government Museum, Guindy National Park, Edward Elliot’s beach.

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5. Hyderabad:

It is the capital of Telangana and is located along the banks of River Musi. It covers an area of 922 square km. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation administers the civic infrastructure of the city. Hyderabad is a historical place established by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. River Musi divides it into two parts. The southern part is called the old city while the northern part is called the new city. The places of visit here are Charminar, Golkondo, Hussain Sagar, Falaknuma Palace, Chowmahalla Palace, Ramoji Film City, Qutb Shahi tombs, Salar Jung Museum, Rashtrapati Nilayam, Nehru Zoological Park, Purani Haveli, Naya Qila, Manjira Wild Life Sanctuary, Taramati Baradari, Himayat Sagar.

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6. Bangalore:

It is the capital of Karnataka. We also know it popularly as “Silicon valley of India” because of its role in information technology. It covers an area of 709 square km. The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palika administers the civic administration of the city. It has offices of Consulate General of Germany, France, Japan, and Israel and has honorary Consulates of Peru, Mongolia, Maldives, Finland, Ireland, Switzerland, and Sri Lanka. It also has virtual Consulate of United States, trade office of Canada. St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, the mother church of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangalore is situated here. Other places to visit here are Hesaraghatta Lake, Bangalore Palace, Bangalore Fort, Someshwara Temple, Nageshwara Temple.

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7. Vizag:

We also know Vizag as Vishakapatnam. It is the financial capital of Andhra Pradesh and located in the midst of Bay of Bengal and the Eastern Ghats. It is also known as “Jewel of East Coast” or “the city of destiny”. The city houses the oldest shipyard of the country and covers an area of 681 square km. The tourist places here are Ramakrishna Mission Beach, Kailasagiri, Thotlakonda, Bavikonda, Rushikonda Beach.

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8. Jaipur:

It is the capital of the largest state of India, Rajasthan and it is world famous as “the Pink City”. It covers an area of 467 square km. And it is located on the eastern border of Thar Desert. Jaipur Municipal Corporation administers the city. The places of tourist attraction are Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, Jaipur Zoo.

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9. Ahmedabad:

It is the largest city of Gujarat and covers an area of 464.16 square km. It is located on the banks of Sabarmati River. River Sabarmati divides the city into eastern and western region. There are nine bridges on River Sabarmati that connects the eastern and western region. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation administers the city. Tourist places here are Sabarmati Ashram, Adalaj Stepwell, Kankaria Lake, Bhadra Fort, Jama Mosque, Ellis Bridge, Vastrapur Lake.

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10. Pune:

It is the second largest city of Maharashtra and it is the cultural capital of Maharashtra and “Oxford of the east”. The city lies on the western margin of Deccan Plateau. It covers an area of 331.26 square km. Pune Municipal Corporation looks over the administration of the city. The tourist places here are Aga Khan Palace, Lal Mahal, Sinhagad, Lohagad, Mulshi Dam, Varasgaon Dam.

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In conclusion it has to say that these are the Top Largest City In India By Area and also the hearts of India.

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