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India is a large country in South Asia. It covers an area of 3.28 million square kilometers, which makes it the seventh largest country in the world. It has a land boundary of about 15,200 kilometers and a coastline of about 7,516 kilometers. It shares its borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar. It is also surrounded by the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.

India lies between latitudes 8°4'N and 37°6'N and longitudes 68°7'E and 97°25'E. The Tropic of Cancer (23°30'N) passes through the middle of India, dividing it into almost two equal parts. India has a large diversity of physical features, such as mountains, plateaus, plains, deserts, islands and rivers. India also has a variety of climatic conditions, such as tropical, subtropical, temperate and alpine.

India's location and size have influenced its history, culture, economy and environment. India's location has made it a link between the East and the West, and a meeting point of various civilizations and cultures. India's size has given it a vast population, rich natural resources, diverse flora and fauna and regional variations. India's location and size have also posed some challenges, such as managing its borders, ensuring its security, protecting its environment and promoting its development.

What is the total land boundary and coastline of India? (1 mark)


Answer by Student

The total land boundary of India is about 15,200 kilometers and the total coastline of India is about 7,516 kilometers.

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