India – Size and Location – Notes
Size and Location
India spreads across the Eastern and Northern Hemisphere.
India’s latitudinal stretch is from 8.4° E to 37.6° E.
India’s longitudinal stretch is from 68.7° E to 97.25° E.
The Tropic of Cancer at 23.30° N divides it almost into two equal halves.
India has the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to its southeast and the Lakshadweep Islands to its southwest.
The total area of the Indian land mass is 3.28 million square kilometres.
India is the seventh largest country in the world.
India is bordered by:
- Young Fold Mountains
- The Bay of Bengal
- The Arabian Sea
- The Indian Ocean