i. The ‘Indira Point’ got submerged under the sea water in 2004 during the Tsunami.
ii. 8°4'N is the southern-most latitude of India.
iii. The main land of India extends between latitudes 8°4'N and 37°6'N and longitudes 68°7'E and 97°25'E.
iv. To the southeast and southwest of the mainland, lie the Andaman and Nicobar islands and the Lakshadweep islands in Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea respectively.
v. The Tropic of Cancer (23° 30'N) divides the country into almost two equal parts.
vi. India is the seventh largest country of the world.
Ans. (b) Orissa
Ans. (a) 97° 25' E
Ans. (c) Nepal
Ans. (b) Lakshadweep
Ans. (b) Tajikistan
Ans. Lakshadweep islands lie in the Arabian Sea.
Ans. Russia, Canada, USA, China, Brazil and Australia are the countries that are larger than India.
Ans. The Andaman and Nicobar islands lie to the south-east of India.
Ans. Our southern neighbours across the sea consist of the two island countries, namely Sri Lanka and Maldives.
Ans. India has a land boundary of about 15,200 km.
Ans. The western most longitude of India is 68°7'E in Gujarat.
Ans. Arabian Sea
Ans. The states do not share an international boundary or lie on the cost are Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh.
Ans. Largest State - Rajasthan (342,239 Sq km)
Smallest State – Goa (3,702 Sq km)
Ans. The total length of the coast line of the mainland including Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep is 7,516.6 km.
Ans. India’s total area accounts for about 2.4 per cent of the total geographical area of the world.
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