India with geographical area is home to 17.5 percent of the total population of world and below is the list of largest cities in India by Area from the 2011 census of India, follow the link for by population.
National Capital Region of Delhi is largest city of India by area including regions of three neighboring states. NCR expanded to few more districts of states and now a total of 24 districts in the NCR.
Bangalore is a mega city of South India, home to educational, research institutions, defense organizations, Laboratories and the Kannada film industry. The city is one of the top five most productive metro area of India and list of software technology parks of India.
Ranchi is the capital city of Jharkhand state and part of the smart Indian cities mission with average literacy rate of 87.68%. The district is also most populous of Jharkhand also a center for numerous sports activities.
Hyderabad city is known as a pearl, perfume and diamond centre, home to Telugu film industry, Golconda fort and major landmark Charminar.
Vizag or Visakhapatnam is the largest city of Andhra Pradesh state and also one of the populous metropolitan area in India. The city of Vizag is home to cargo port, natural harbour and a major tourist destination in Andhra, famous for its sea beaches of Bay of Bengal.
Mumbai is the second most populous metropolitan area in India after Delhi, the largest city of Maharashtra and the most populous city in India by
population. The seven islands home to Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and film industry Bollywood.
Indore is the largest city in Madhya Pradesh followed by Jabalpur, Gwalior and Bhopal and also the most populous city of Madhya Pradesh. It is an education hub and commercial centre for services, industrial areas and home to the Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange.
Jaipur or the Pink City of Rajasthan is one of the top 10 most populous city of India by Population. The pink city is part of the Golden Triangle circuit and a popular tourist destination that also serves as a gateway to destinations in Rajasthan.
Ahmedabad city on the banks of the Sabarmati river is the largest city of Gujarat and declared as India’s first UNESCO World Heritage City. The heritage city is one of the largest producer of cotton in India and emerged as one of the best city to live in Gujarat.
Chennai is a beta level city and listed among the most visited city of India by number of foreign tourist. Located on the Coromandel Coast of India, Chennai is also famous for Tamil film industry, automobile industry and one of the top ten cities in India to visit.
Kanpur is largest city of Uttar Pradesh by area and second largest city in Uttar Pradesh with proper urban agglomeration, after Lucknow. The city of Kanpur on the bank of the Ganges river is famous for leather and textile industries.
Lucknow is the capital city and an important centre of governance of Uttar Pradesh state as well as famous for tourism and tourist places with Agra and Varanasi, being part of the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc.
Jabalpur is one of the four major cities of Madhya Pradesh, known for marble rocks at Bhedaghat, Dhuandhar Falls,Narmada river, Chausath Yogini Temple and an important tourism city for the visitors of Kanha National Park.
Pune is the second largest city of Maharashtra, known for educational institutions, management and training hub and emerged as a major IT or information technology hub in India with the presence of leading IT companies like TCS, Infosys, Zensar ,Persistent and Cybage.
Surat state of Gujarat is famous for diamond cutting and polishing, located on the Tapti river and India’s fastest growing city, selected as the first smart IT city in India and also known as the Diamond City of India.