Indian Geography Static GK

Indian Geography

  • India is the seventh largest country in the world with an area of 3287263 sq km, which is 2.42% of world’s area.
  • Total population of India is 1.21 billion which 17.31% of world’s population is.
  • Lies entirely in the Northern and Eastern Hemisphere.
  • North-South extent - 3214 km.
  • East-West extent - 2933 km.
  • It has a land frontier of about 15200 km.
  • Geographical Location - 80 4’ and 3706’ North Latitudes and longitudes 6807’ and 97025’ East.
  • Total Coastline Length - 5 km. (coastline length of mainland is 6100 km).
  • Highest Point -  Kanchenjunga (8598 m or 28209 ft)
  • Lowest Point - Kuttanad (-2.2 m or -7.2 ft)
  • Longest River - Ganges-Brahmaputra
  • Largest Lake - Chilka Lake
  • Number of States - 28
  • Number of Union Territories - 7
  • Least Populous District - Yanam
  • Most Literate District - Aizawl
  • Least Literate State - Bihar
  • Most Densely Populated State - Bihar
  • Largest State (area wise) - Rajasthan

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