- The Indus Valley Civilization also referred as Bronze Age Civilization (3300 – 1300 BCE Initial Phase and 2600 – 1900 BCE Matured Phase).
- The Bronze Age also referred as Chocolithic Age or Proto-Historic Period.
- Another name for Indus Valley Civilization is Harappan Civilization named of the first discovered site Harappa in the region.
- The term Indus Valley Civilization first used by noted Scholar John Marshall.
- The Indus Valley Civilization in short IVC was concentrated over, Baluchistan, Punjab, Sindh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (West) and Maharashtra (North).
- Historians argue that Harappa-Ghagar-Mohenjodoro axis forms the heart of Indus Valley Civilization.
- The Northern-most site of Indus Valley Civilization – Ropar (Sutlej) / Punjab (earlier); Manda (Chenab) / Jammu & Kashmir (now).
- The Southern- most site of Indus Civilization- Bhagatrav (Kim) / Gujarat (earlier); Daimabad (Pravara) / Maharashtra (Now).
- The Eastern – Most Site of Indus Civilization – Alamgirpur (Hindon) / Uttar Pradesh
- The Western - most site of Indus Civilization – Sutkagendor (Dashk) / Makran Coast, Pakistan-Iran Border
- The Capital Cities of Indus Valley Civilization were – Harappa and Mohenjodaro
- The port cities of Indus Valley Civilization were Lothal, Sutkagendor, Allahdino, Balakot and Kuntasi.
- The Indus Valley Civilization was spread over 1 260 000 square km of land area.
- The Indus Civilization recognized as largest ancient known civilization in the world till date.
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