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  • Indus Valley Civilization

    Posted by Ayushi on January 17, 2024 at 3:29 pm

    Which site of the “Indus Valley Civilization” is located in India?

    Dikshu replied 1 month, 1 week ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Dikshu

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    Several sites of the Indus Valley Civilization are located in India. The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the world’s earliest urban societies, flourishing from around 2600 BCE to 1900 BCE. It encompassed a vast region, including parts of present-day India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

    In India, some prominent sites of the Indus Valley Civilization include:

    Harappa: Located in present-day Punjab, Pakistan, Harappa is one of the most well-known and extensively excavated sites of the Indus Valley Civilization. It was a major urban center and trade hub.

    Mohenjo-daro: Situated in the Sindh province of Pakistan, Mohenjo-daro is another significant site of the Indus Valley Civilization. It was one of the largest settlements of the ancient civilization.

    Dholavira: Located in the Indian state of Gujarat, Dholavira is one of the five largest Harappan sites. It is known for its well-preserved urban planning and water management systems.

    Lothal: Situated in the state of Gujarat, Lothal was an important port city of the Indus Valley Civilization. It played a crucial role in maritime trade and is known for its dockyard and advanced drainage systems.

    These are just a few examples of the Indus Valley Civilization sites in India. Several other smaller sites and settlements have been discovered throughout the region.

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