Covering an area of 3.28 million square kilometers, India’s total area is 2.4% of the total geographical area of the world.
India is the world’s seventh-largest country with a land boundary of about 15,200 kilometers with the total length of the coastline being 7516.6 km.
India’s East-West extent appears to be smaller than the north-South extent
India is one of the largest countries in the world in the area as well as of landmass.
India covers 2.4 percent of the landmass in the whole world.
India is known as the country of the village because most of the people living in village in India do farm activities and grow different types of crops in different seasons.
In India, most people are interested in cultivating wheat, rice, maize, etc but most of the crops are grown in India.
AREA AND EXTENT
India is the seventh country in the world in terms of area after Russia, Canada, the USA, China, Brazil, and Australia.
India has a total land area of about 3287263 sq km, which is 2.42 percent of the world’s area.
As we know that India is the second-largest in terms of population and holds 17.4 percent of the total world population.
It is the second-largest country in Asia both in comparison to the area as well as population, after China.
In India, the Tropic of Cancer (23.5 degrees N latitude) passes through eight states (Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura, and Mizoram).
The state has the longest coastline in Gujarat.
Active volcanoes are Barren Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The southernmost point is Indira Point or Pygmalion point in Great Nicobar.
The southernmost tip of the mainland is Kanyakumari.
Uttar Pradesh is known as the largest state (in terms of population) in India.
Sikhism is known as the smallest state (in terms of population) in India.
Andaman and Nicobar group of Islands are known as the largest Union Territory (in terms of area) in India.
Lakshadweep is known as the smallest Union Territory (in terms of area) in India.
Lakshadweep is known as the smallest Union Territory (in terms of population) in India.
Goa is known as the smallest state (in terms of area) in India.
Rajasthan is known as the largest state (in terms of area) in India.
India’s population density is three hundred eighty-two as per census 2011.
Madhya Pradesh is known as the largest plateaus state in India.
Rajasthan is known as the largest desert state in India.
The total number of islands in India is two hundred forty-eight; two hundred thirty-three in the Bay of Bengal and twenty-five in the Arabian sea.
The Eastern coast is introduced as Coromandal Coast.
The western coast is introduced as Malabar Coast.