East India is the eastern region of India. It comprises of the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha. It also comprises of the Union Tterritories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.



West Bengal and Odisha are coastal areas located near the Bay of Bengal. While Bihar, Jharkhand, and Chhatisgarh are landlocked states.

The major cities in the east include Kolkata, Siliguri, Gaya, Patna, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Bhubaneshwar, and Cuttack.

Some of the famous dance forms of East India are Jhijhian Dance, Gambhira Dance, Gotipua, Baagh Naach or Tiger Dance.






Baagh Nach



The Eastern India has many religious monuments and landmarks. Some of these include Konark Sun Temple, Jagannath Temple, Howrah Bridge, Kamakhya Temple, etc.



Konark Sun Temple



Jagannath Temple



Iron ore, coal, manganese, bauxite, and mica are the major minerals of the eastern region of India.


Durga Pooja is one of the most famous festivals of India celebrated in West Bengal.



Pick up the globe and get going!!!


First, try to answer without the globe or map. Take its help when you’re struggling.


Q1. Name the bordering states of Chhattisgarh.


Q2. Which state was Jharkhand carved out of?


Q3. Which of the following states is landlocked – Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh?


Q4. Name the major cities that fall on river ganga.


Q5. If you take a car ride from Calcutta to Vishakhapatnam, which state will you cross?




Below are the Questions from our last post on West India. Let’s see how much you remember!!!


First, try to answer without the globe or map. Take its help when you’re struggling.


Q6. Odd one out – Mumbai, Daman, Porbandar, Bhopal.


Q7. Locate Dadar & Nagar Haweli and Daman & Diu.


Q8. Which mountain range comes between Narmada and Tapi?


Q9. Name the capital of Goa.


Q10. Locate Gulf of Khambhat.
















A1. Chhattisgarh shares its borders with the states of Uttar Pradesh in north, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra in west, Telangana in southwest, Odisha in east and Jharkhand in northeast.


A2. Bihar.


A3. Chhattisgarh.


A4. Along the way between Allahabad and Malda, West Bengal, the Ganges river passes the towns of Chunar, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Patna, Hajipur, Chapra, Bhagalpur, Ballia, Buxar, Simaria, Sultanganj, and Saidpur.


A5. Odisha.


A6. Bhopal – The only landlocked city out of these.




A8. Satpura Range.


A9. Panaji is the capital of Goa.