Try the general knowledge quiz and let us see how many questions you answer correctly! Are you a real know – it - all? India is a country of great geographical extent. It is the seventh largest country in the world, and is located in South Asia. It is located to the north of the equator. It belongs to the Northern Hemisphere. The India’s northern frontiers are defined mainly by Himalayan mountain range. The longest river originating in India is river Ganga. India’s frontier, which is roughly 1/3rd coastline, adjoins 6 countries.