Where is India?

India, officially the Republic of India (also called Bharat), is a country located in Southern part of Asia Continent. It is the 2nd most populous country, the 7th-largest country by land area. Its borders with Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east and Burma and Bangladesh to the east.

Location Map of India

Where is India

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Where is India Located?

The given India location map shows that India located in the southern part of Asia continent. India map also shows that the country shares its international boundaries with Bangladesh and Myanmar from eastern side, China, Bhutan, and Nepal from north side, and Pakistan from west side.

Besides, the peninsular India has long coastline; in the eastern side Bay of Bengal lies, in the south Indian Ocean lies, and in the western side Arabian Sea lies. In terms of area, India has 7th rank in the world; however, in terms of population, India stands second only after neighbor country China.

On the map of India, it is illustrated that apart from the mainland, India has also two island groups i.e. Andaman and Nicobar Islands that located in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep Islands; it is located in the Arabian Sea. India also homes a diversity of wildlife on its territories; however, due to considering the threat to the wildlife, most of the national park and sanctuaries are protected.

The government type of India is a federal constitutional republic with a parliamentary democracy. Surprisingly, India is a secular country characterized with pluralistic, multilingual and multiethnic society. Likewise, India constituted of 28 states and 7 Union Territories. Besides, India is a founding member of the United Nations, the Non-Aligned Movement, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, the World Trade Organization, the East Asia Summit, the G20 and the G8+5.wealth of Nations.

The Indian economy is the perfect example of mixed economy; Indian economy depends upon the services, agriculture, manufacturing, mining etc. likewise, India is fourth largest economy of the world in terms of purchasing power parity and eleventh largest economy in terms of GDP. Furthermore, India is de facto considered as sixth nuclear weapons country and third largest standing armed force in the world. Moreover, Indian tourism is also growing very fast. Millions of Tourists from all over the world come to Indian every year. The tourist places in India are located throughout the country i.e. Jammu and Kashmir in the north to Tamil Nadu in the south and Arunachal Pradesh in the east to Gujarat in the west.

Facts about India

Coordinates20.5937° N, 78.9629° E
LocationSouthern Asia.
CapitalNew Delhi
Major CitiesMumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata & Chennai
MembershipUN, WTO, BRICS, SAARC, SCO, G4 nations, Group of Five, G8+5, G20, Commonwealth of Nations
India States & UT28 states and 8 Union territories
Official languagesHindi, English
Independencefrom the United Kingdom 15 August 1947, Republic - 26 January 1950
Area3,287,263 sq km (1,269,219 sq mi) (7th largest)
Population1,380,004,385 (2nd most populous country as of 2020 UN Data)
CurrencyIndian rupee (₹) (INR)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Calling code+91
ISO 3166 codeIN
Internet TLD.in & co.in
ReligionHinduism 79.8% , Islam 14.2% , Christianity 2.3%, Sikhism 1.7%, Buddhism 0.7%, Jainism 0.4%, Unaffiliated 0.23% & others 0.65%.
AirportIndira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi; Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai; Bengaluru International Airport, Anna International Airport, Chennai; Kolkata International Airport, Kolkata; Hyderabad International Airport
ClimateTropical wet, tropical dry, subtropical humid and montane
Official Websitehttps://india.gov.in/