Location of India : Southern Asia, Arabian sea in West and
the Bay of Bengal in East, Between Burma
and Pakista Area.
India Geography Area:
Total Occupation :
Land : 2,973,190 Sq.kms
Water : 314,400 Sq.Kms
Comparative : more than one third the size of the U.S.A
Land Boundaries :14,103 Kms
Bangladesh : 4,053 Kms
China : 3,380 Kms
Pakistan : 2,912 Kms
Nepal : 1690 Kms
Burma : 1463 Kms
Bhutan : 605
Time Zone :
Lowest Point : Indian Ocean 0 M
Highest Point : Kanchanaganga 8598 Metres
Islands : Islands have covered total of about 32 Sq.Kms
Andaman and Niobar islands. Daman and Diu,
Majali, Salsethe, Sriharikota.
Resources : Mica, Bauxite, Manganese, Titanium Ore, Coal, iron
Ore, Chromite, Natural Gas, Diamonds, Petroleum,
Lime stone etc.
National Hazards : Earth Quakes, Environment, Flash Floods,
Draughts, Widespread destructive flooding from
Monsoon rains, Thunderstorms.
Peninsular Plateau : 1. The Deccan Plateau 2. The Malwa Plateau 3. The chota Nagour Plateau.
India Geography The Deccan Plateau : This is covered with 9 Million Sqare kilometres stretches to
to eight states. This plateau was bounded by Vindhyas
and Eastern and Western Ghats.
The Malwa Plateau : This is spread to Gujarat, Rajasthan am Madya Pradesh.
The Chota Nagour Plateau: This Plateau is covered Jharkhand, Bihar and
Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
Coastal Plains: Eastern coastal Plains and Western coastal Plains.
Eastern Coastal Plains: These are spread from Tamil Nadu to West Bengal. The rivers which flew through coastal plaints are Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri and Mahanadi.
Western Coastal Plains: These are spread from Kerala to Gujarat. So many rivers are flowing through these plains.