The Northern plains are an important physiological feature of India.
They have the following features-
1. It has an area of about 70000 sq.km. The plains are nearly 2400 km long and 240 - 320 km in breadth.
2. Composed of Alluvial soil and a highly agriculturally productive area.
Main crops grown here are mostly paddy and wheat.
3. This plain is crossed with three major rivers - the Ganges, the Indus and the Brahmaputra.
4. It's divided into four parts due to relief differences - Bhabar , Terai , Bhangar and Khadar.
5. Due to favorable climatic conditions and other socio- economic factors , the Northern Plain is a very densely populated.