Where is India located?

by Vishal Kumar

Where is India located? India is located in South-Central Asia and lies between latitudes 21° 0' N, and longitudes 78° 00' E.

Where is India located?


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 northeast, and Bangladesh and Myanmar (Burma) to the east. While India is in the proximity of the 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 on the Asia continent and the latitude and longitude of the country are 21.7679° N and 78.8718° E.

The neighboring countries of India are:

    1. Bangladesh
    2. Pakistan
    3. Nepal
    4. China
    5. Afghanistan
    6. Myanmar (Burma)
    7. Bhutan

Maritime Boundaries

  1. Indonesia
  2. Maldives
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Thailand


Facts About India

Country Name India
Continent Asia
Capital New Delhi
Largest city Mumbai
Area 3,287,590[7] km2 (1,269,346 sq mi ) Water (%) 9.6
Population 1.38 billion
Lat Long of India 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.
Calling Code +91
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30) Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+05:30)
Airports in India 132 Airports in India
Neighbor countries Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, China, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar (Burma), Bhutan
Internet TLD .in, .co.in
Currency Indian Rupee (INR)

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