Why are the largest cities in India on the coastline?
It is not like all the large cities are on coastline. Cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Bhopal , Lucknow, Hyderabad are not on the coastline . Its true that cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Vishakapatnam are on the coastline.. Its because India is an old country and earlier most of the economic income used to come from the exports by ships. And all of this cities have big ports along the coastline.
If you are just meaning is India or Pakistan more populated, the answer is India. India is the second most populated country in the world, lead by China. If you mean which cities in India and Pakistan are the largest, then here are the three largest cities for both countries. India: Mumbai Delhi Bangalore Pakistan: Karachi Lahore Faisalabad
The continent with the three of the world's largest cities is the Asian continent. In all actuality, by population, Asia is home to the four largest cities in the world. These cities are Tokyo, Japan; Guangzhou, China; Jakarta, India; and Shanghai, China. As far as population goes, Jakarta and Shanghai are tied for third.
India is Secular, Sovereign, Socialist, Republic and Democratic country comprising 28 states and seven union territories. India has an area of 3,287,263 km2 or 1,269,219 sq mi and is seventh largest country in the world.It has coastline of 7 lakh km. It is the second most populated country in the world. National language of India is Hindi. Its capital is New Delhi and the largest city is Mumbai. Standard Meridian of India 82 degree 30'…
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