Chapter 4 Class 6 History - The First Cities

The civilization flourished between

a. 2500 – 1500 BC
b. 1500 – 1000 BC
c. 3500 – 1500 BC
d. 2000 BC – AD 2000



The correct option is (a).


  • The Indus Valley Civilization was a Bronze Age civilization that developed around 2500 BCE in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. It was named after the Indus River, which flows through the region.

  • The civilization was one of the world's earliest urban societies , with well-planned cities, advanced architecture, and a high level of technological development.

  • The most notable cities of the Indus Valley Civilization were Mohenjo-daro and Harappa, which are now located in modern-day Pakistan.

  • These cities were inhabited till 3,500 years ago.
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