Class – 9, Chapter – 1 INDIA – SIZE AND LOCATION LOCATION 1.India lying entirely in the Northern hemisphere 2.The main land extends (फैलना) between latitudes 8°4'N and 37°6'N and longitudes 68°7'E and 97°25'E. 3.The Tropic of Cancer (23° 30'N) divides the country into almost two equal parts. 4.The southeast part of India lays in the Andaman and Nicobar Island in Bay of Bengal. 5.The southwest part lays in Lakshadweep islands in the Arabian Sea.
SIZE 1.The land mass of India has an area of 3.28 million square km. 2.India’s total area is 2.4 % of the total geographical area of the world. 3.India is the 7th largest country of the world. 4.India has a land boundary of about 15,200 km.