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General Facts Related to the Area of the India

30-AUG-2016 11:40

    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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