The region consists of the predominantly arid to semi-arid region of Saurashtra and Kutch in the North. Maharashtra and Gujarat are among the most industrialized states of India while Rajasthan and Goa are magnets for tourists.
South Asia comprises those countries lying between the Himalaya range of mountains and the Indian Ocean and between the Ganga and Indus river valleys. The Indian Ocean shoreline is divided between the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere. It may also be considered a subcontinent of the Americas, which is how it is viewed in the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the Americas.
Scandinavia, the Nordic countries, is a European region north of the Baltic Sea. At almost 1.2 million square kilometres it is the largest region in Europe, Scandinavia consists of Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
Polynesia is a subregion of Oceania, made up of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. The indigenous people who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are termed Polynesians and they share many similar traits including language, culture and beliefs.
Oceania is a region made up of thousands of islands throughout the Central and South Pacific Ocean. It includes Australia, the smallest continent in terms of total land area and Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.
North India is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India. The dominant geographical features of North India are the Indus-Gangetic Plain and the Himalayas, which demarcate the region from the Tibetan Plateau and Central Asia.
Eastern Europe, as defined by the United Nations Statistics Division, includes the countries of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, and Slovakia, as well as the republics of Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine.
The East of India is a mostly rural region stretching from Sikkim to the coast of the bay of Bengal. Kolkata is the largest city in the region, also Puri of Lord Jagannath fame and Bhubaneswar are both in Odisha.
It is made up of seven small, mostly tropical countries that have much more in common with South America and Mexico than the more affluent north. Mexico is occasionally considered part of Central America.