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Chapter 6 Class 6 History - Early Kingdoms

There were ________ mahajanapadas in the Ganga valley in the sixth century BC.

a. 18
b. 17
c. 15
d. 16



The correct option is (d) - 16


  • There were 16 mahajanapadas in the Ganga Valley in the sixth century BCE.

  • They were named after ruling or the most important tribe in the area.

  • Most mahajanapadas had a capital city , many of these were fortified means that huge walls of wood, brick or stone were built around them.

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