what were the condition that encouraged urbanisation in the Gangetic Plains?

The conditions that encouraged urbanization in the Gangetic plains included the following:
  • The area is very flat and fertile
  • It  offers very suitable climate for the growth of a wide variety of crops
  • Its terrain made it possible for the development of  infrastructure that led to the development of cities
  • It is criss-crossed by several rivers that have helped in the human settlements in the area.
  • It is for these reasons that the region is also one of the most densely populated areas in the world.
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