North India simply defined as region consisting of the northern part of India. The region mainly comprises of states of Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. It also consists of Union territory Chandigarh and Delhi, the capital of the India.
Many empires and dynasties have ruled parts or all of the North India. The Delhi Sultanate, Mughals and British Indian Empires had Delhi as their capital for some or their entire rule. Himalayas are in the North of the region defining boundary between the Indian sub-continents and Tibetan plateau. Towards its West lies the Thar Desert, that is shared between North India and Pakistan, and the Aravalli range, beyond which is the state of Gujarat.
North India is one of the most climatically diverse regions on Earth. Summers are extremely hot with temperature reaching as high as 60 degree Celsius in the Thar Desert and upto 49 degree Celsius in Delhi. On the contrary, in winters temperature dips to as low as 5 degree Celsius and below the freezing in few states. States of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand get heavy to moderate snowfalls.
Various religions are practiced across North India though Hinduism is the dominant religion. The region embraces several of the holiest pilgrimage shrines of these religions. The most sanctified shrines of Hinduism are in Varanasi, Haridwar, Allahabad, Char Dham, Vaishno Devi, Rishikesh, Ayodhya, Mathura, Vrindavan and seven of the Jyotirlinga sites, the most sanctified shrines of Sikhism are in Amritsar and Hemkund, most sanctified shrines of Islam are in Ajmer and Delhi and most sanctified shrines of Buddhism are in Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar. The largest Hindu shrine, Akshardham Temple, the largest Sikh shrine, Golden Temple, the largest mosque in India, Jama Masjid and the largest Buddhist temple in India, Mahabodhi are situated in Northern India.
North India includes some highly regarded historical, architectural and archaeological treasures of India. Various forts, palaces and temples are the tourist spots in North India that showcase regions diversity.
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