Eastern India

The East of India is a mostly rural region stretching from Sikkim in the southern Himalayas to the coast of the Bay of Bengal. Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) is the largest city in the region, which also features the temple cities of Puri of Lord Jagannath fame and Bhubaneswar, both in Odisha.

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Map of Eastern India

Forests abound in wildlife, breathtaking waterfalls and fascinating tribal culture
You can discover the religious sites or enjoy some time at the beach in this state, which was formerly known as Orissa
  West Bengal
See the huge city of Kolkata or spot a Bengal tiger in the Sunderbans
Experience the natural beauty of the Himalayas with its valleys, forests and waterfalls
A contrast with some of the oldest cave paintings in India and some of the fastest industrialising cities

Bihar is often considered part of East India because of its geography, but it has been included in the Plains to group it with Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, to which it is culturally closer.

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