Which is the Largest Plateau in India?

By Shubhra Anand Jain|Updated : June 22nd, 2022

The largest plateau in India is the Deccan plateau which extends into 8 states. This plateau is located in the south-central region, between the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats. Ranging between 100 to 1000 meters, the Deccan plateau is the largest plateau in India. 

Narmada river divides the country into two regions - the Central Highlands (or Malwa Plateau) and the Deccan plateau in the south. The Deccan plateau has a vast historical, cultural, and geopolitical relevance. 

Which is the Largest Plateau Region in India?

Deccan plateau is the largest plateau in India. The Deccan range falls between 100 to 1000 meters and has an average elevation of 600 meters. The Deccan plateau was home to some of the most powerful dynasties and empires such as the Yadava dynasty, Maratha Empires, and Deccan Sultanates. It continues to be home to a diverse population of flora, fauna, and people.

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FAQ's on Which is the Largest Plateau in India?

  • Ranging between 100 to 1000 meters, the Deccan plateau is the highest plateau in India.

  • India’s largest plateau, the Deccan plateau, covers the southern peninsula of the Narmada river’s south side. It is a triangular land, covered on either side by the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats. 

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