Ancient India

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The term India Is used to refer to the entire subcontinent, an area encompassing the modern nations of Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Indo-Europeans called Aryans migrated into India. The subcontinent comprises two other major geographical regions. In the north is the great plain (which came to be known as Hindustan after the Muslim invasion), extending from the Indus Valley to the Bay of Bengal. South of this great plain is the Deccan (Southland). It is in Western Hindustan, now part of the state of Pakistan, that India's earliest civilization arose. Sind from Sindhu meaning "river  and the origin terms Hindu and India). The economy of the Indus civilization like that of the Mesopotamian and Egypt, was based on irrigation farmi

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