India, the largest democracy of the world, is also the second most populous nation and seventh largest country of the world. As a cradle of civilization, India’s history dates back 5,000 years; she’s credited of being the birthplace of the oldest language, the oldest written book and the oldest living religion of the world.
In area, India is slightly more than one-third the size of the US. India measures 3,214 kilometres from north to south and 2,933 kilometres from east to west with a total land area of 3,286,263 square kilometres. The land frontier spans 15,200 kilometres and the coastline is 7,516.5 kilometres long. Geographically, India is situated 20 00 N, 77 00 E in South Asia. Read More