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The Deccan Plateau derived its name from the Sanskrit word “dakshina” which means “south”. It is a huge, raised, triangular plateau that makes most of South India.
It is flanked by the two magnanimous mountain ranges of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats while the Satpura mountain ranges crowns the plateau in the north. The principal rivers flowing through the Deccan Plateau include the river Krishna, Godavari and Kaveri, where they flow towards the Bay of Bengal.
The Deccan Plateau has a rich history of powerful dynasties ruling in the past, such as the Pallavas, Satavahanas, Chalukyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Marathas, to name a few.