Location of India
Located in South Asia, India is the seventh-largest country by area. Home to a multilingual and multi-ethnic society, India is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Bay of Bengal on the south-east and the Arabian Sea on the south-west. The country shares its land borders with Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal and Bhutan to the north-east, and Bangladesh and Myanmar (Burma) to the east. While India is in the proximity of Maldives and Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean, the very renowned Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Indonesia and Thailand. India lies to the north of the equator between 6° 44' and 35° 30' north latitude and 68° 7' and 97° 25' east longitude.
The country of India is in the Asia continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 21.7679° N, 78.8718° E.
The neighboring countries of India are:
- Sri Lanka
|Facts About India|
|Area||3,287,590 km2 (1,269,346 sq mi ) Water (%) 9.6|
|Population||1,210,193,422 (2011 Census)|
|Lat Long||21° 0′ 0″ N, 78° 0′ 0″ E|
|Languages||Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Tulu, Urdu.|
|Time Zone||IST (UTC+05:30) Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+05:30)|
|Airport||132 Airports in India|
|Neighbour countries||Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, China, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar (Burma), Bhutan|
|Internet TLD||.in, .co.in|
|Currency||Indian Rupee (INR)|
Last Updated : January 27, 2016