Geography of India

India Geography:
India geography

Location of India: Southern Asia, Arabian sea in the West and

the Bay of Bengal in the East, Between Burma

and Pakistan Area.

India Geography Area:

Total Occupation                    :

Land: 2,973,190 Sq.kms

Water: 314,400 Sq. Km

Comparative: more than one-third the size of the U.S.A

Land Boundaries:14,103 Km


Bangladesh: 4,053Kms

Chin: 3,380Kms

Pakistan: 2,912Kms

Nepa: 1690Kms

Burm: 1463Kms

Bhuta: 605

Time Zone                               :

Elevation Extremes     

Lowest Point: Indian Ocean 0 M

Highest Point: Kanchanaganga 8598 Metres

Islands: Islands have covered a total of about 32 sq.Km

Andaman and Nicobar 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 square kilometres and stretches to

eight states. This plateau was bounded by Vindhyas

and Eastern and Western Ghats.

The Malwa Plateau:               This is spread to Gujarat, Rajasthan, is Madya Pradesh.

The Chota Nagpur 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 the coastal plains are Godavari,                                                         Krishna, Kaveri and Mahanadi.

Western Coastal Plains:        These are spread from Kerala to Gujarat. So many rivers flow through these plains.