இந்தியா-சில தகவல்கள் -1. India is the seventh largest country in the world The country covers an area of 3.28 million sq kilometer . The mainland of India extends between 8° 4 ' N and 37° 6 ' North Latitude and 68° 7 ' and 97° 25 ' East Longitudes.
India is the seventh largest country in the world
The country covers an area of 3.28 million sqkilometer.
The mainland of India extends between 8° 4 ' N and 37° 6' North Latitude and 68° 7 ' and 97° 25 ' East Longitudes.
The Tropic of Cancer 23° 30 ' N divides India almost into two halves.
The land frontier of the country is 15, 200 km and the total length of the coastline is 7, 517 kilometres.
There are as many as 28 states in India, located in the total area of 3,287,263 km2.
The largest of all Indian states is Rajasthanwhich covers an area of 342240 sq km.
Goa is the smallest state in India .
The state of Goa is located to the South West of India and is the most prosperous of all the states in the country.
Uttar Pradesh lying to the North East of the country is the most populous state in India.
Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state in the country.
India's eastern border is equipped by states of Manipur, Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh. All these states together are located in the 7% of the total area in the country.
The union territories in the country are seven in number.
Delhi, the capital of India also falls under the category.
Chandigarh located to the North of the country,
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu located to the West of the country,
Lakshadweep located to the South West of the country,
Puducherrylocated to the South East of the country and
Andaman and Nicobar Islands located to the South East of the country.
India shares its international borders with Pakistan in the west,
Nepal, China and Bhutan in the North West.
It is surrounded by Burma and Bangladesh to the East.
Sri Lanka lies to the South of India and
India's union territory Andaman and Nicobar Islands lie close to Thailand and Indonesia.