General Facts Related to the Area of the India

India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline – and history reaching back 5 millennia. This country is very much famous for its unity in diversity. Its population is 2.252 billion which made the largest democracy of the world. In this article we are giving you some interesting facts related to the geography of India and its states.
Created On: Aug 30, 2016 11:40 IST

India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline – and history reaching back 5 millennia. This country is very much famous for its unity in diversity. Its population is 2.252 billion which made the largest democracy of the world. In this article we are giving you some interesting facts related to the geography of India and its states.

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1.

Total area of the country

32.87 lac km.2

2.

Length of coast line

7516 kms.

3.

Percentage of world area

2.42% (7th place)

4.

Forest and tree cover area

781871 km.2 (23.81% of the total geographical area)

5.

Agricultural land (cultivable land)

182 million hectare

6.

Per capita agricultural land

0.15 hectare

7.

Gross irrigated area

91.53 million hectare

8.

Largest state (area wise)

Rajasthan

9.

Smallest state (area wise)

Goa

10.

State touching boundaries of maximum states

Uttar Pradesh (it touches 8 states: UK,HP, Haryana, Rajasthan, M.P. Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar)

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