Geographical location of India
India is geographically located at 28° 36.8' N and 77° 12.5' E in the northern hemisphere of the globe.
Which continent is India in?
India is located in south Asia and is bordered by other countries like Pakistan in the west, China and Nepal in the north to north eastern part, Bhutan in the north east and Burma in the west.
How to locate India in the maps of the world?
In the world map, the sub-continent of India can be easily located as the peninsula surrounded by the three major water bodies of the Arabian Sea to the west, Indian Ocean to the south and the Bay of Bengal to the east. The world famous tourist destination Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep Islands in Arabian Sea, which are part of the Republic of India, increases the prominence of India's location on the world map.
How big is India?
Stretched over an area of 3, 287, 263 sq. km., the peninsular India is world's 7th largest country. 3214 kms of the mainland between the farthest latitudes is covered by north India to south India, whereas, 2933 kms of the farthest longitudes is covered from eastern to western India. This vast area of 1, 269, 219 sq miles make the country highly prominent on the maps of the world.
Last Updated on 26 March 2013