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Our Location and Neighbor Part 1
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Understand the locational aspect of India

Rushikesh Dudhat
Education : B. E. Electronics Faculty of Geography, Environment. Currently associated with Shubhra Ranjan IAS Study, Delhi

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I thing India has Coastline of 5422.6 km in main land.Can you re check it
Gujarat have largest coastal boundary followed by Andra Pradesh.
wondeful lessons sir, please finish geography part for upsc cse both from prelims and mains, specially mains part
Tropic of cancer passes through Gujrath, Rajasthan, Westbengal, Madhya pradesh, Jharkhand, Tripura, Mizoram, Chattisgarh
Indian By Heart
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Prime Meridian is passed from Naini, Allahabad.
  1. Indian Geography Our Neighbors Part 1 INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat

  2. Rushikesh Dudhat B. E. Electronics Teaching aspirants from last 8 Years. . Associated with SHU BHRA RANJAN IAS STUDY GROUP

  3. . India is 7th largest country in world accounting for 2.4% of geographical area of world 10 Largest Countries by Area 1. Russia 2. Canada 3. USA 4. CHINA 5. Brazil 6. Australia 7. India 8. Argentina 9. Kazakhstan 10. Algeria KAZAKHSTAN is largest landlocked country of the world Algeria is the only African nation in top 10. INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat

  4. Latitudinal Extent of India: between latitudes 84'N and 37%"N Longitudinal Extent of India: between longitudes 68 7'E and 97 25'E. India lies in eastern hemisphere (GMT + 5:30 Hours) and Northern hemisphere. The Tropic of Cancer (23 30'N) divides the country into almost two equal parts. Equator-. . India has a land boundary of about 15,200 km and the total length of the coast line of the mainland includin Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep is 7,516.6 km. India has coastline of 6,100 km in the mainland Tropic of Capricorn 20 00E Antarctic Circle INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat

  5. If you look at the latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India, they are roughly about 30 degrees, whereas the actual distance measured from north to south extremity is 3,214 km, and that from east to west is only 2,933 km. What is the reason for this difference? . This is because of difference between the nature of latitude and longitude. Latitudes are equidistant while the distance between longitudes goes on decreasing as we move from equator towards poles. The eastern and western most states of India are ARUNACHAL PRADESH and GUJRAT having a time gap of 2 Hours (30 degree difference in longitudes. 1 degree = 4 minutes; 15 degrees = 60 minutes or 1 hour) Latitude .Which is eastern most and western most capital of India? KOHIMA (Nagaland) and MUMBAI (Maharashtra) INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat

  6. here is a general understanding among the countries of the world to select the standard meridian in multiples of 7 30' of longitude. That is why 82 30' E has been selected as the standard meridian' of India. Indian Standard Time is ahead of Greenwich Mean Time by 5 hours and 30 minutes INDIAS NEIGHBOURS: Length of the border in Km 4,096.7 3,488 3,323 1,751 1,643 699 106 15,106.7 Name of the country Bangladesh China Pakistan Nepal Myanmar Bhutan Afghanistan Total

  7. . Which one of the following countries shares the longest land frontier with India? (a) Bangladesh (c) Pakistan (b) China (d) Myanmar SIKK Bhutan Darbhanga Kishanganjo NAGALAND Pana BIHAR Guwahat MEGHALAYA MANIPU Banglades / Aizawl Historic Indo Bangladesh land swapping agreement was done by 100th Constitutional Amendment Act ARKHAND TRIPURA Ranchi WEST BENGAL ttago Mai INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat

  8. . Five Indian states, namely Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim . The border is generally divided into three sectors namely: (i) the Western sector, (ii) . The McMahon line, which India recognizes as its boundary, is not accepted by India- China Border and Arunachal Pradesh touch the Indian boundary with China. the Middle sector, and (iii) the Eastern sector. the Chinese. Line of Control Qinghai Aksa Chin Line of Actual Control (LAC) Sichua and CHINA PAKISTAN Tibet Mc Mahon Line Pradeshh Uttor Prodesh Lhasa New Delhi Sikkim NEPAL INDIA BHUTAN TAWANG 200 Mles INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat

  9. CHUMBI VALLEY is a narrovw area difficult for military manoeuvre. It is 50 km from the Siliguri Corridor Jakarlung Pasamlung AREAS CHINA CLAIMS CHINA (TIBET) oa Tax INE OF ACTUAL CONTROL LIGURI CORRIDOR Natta Total: 495 sq Km or Tawang Arunachal Pradesh Chicken's Neck Sikkim BHUTAN Dokdam Plateau 269 sq km NEPAL Siliguri Corridor West Bengal Kathmandu Bhutan Guwahas Assam At its narrowest, the SILIGURI CORRIDOR is 17-km wide. The corridor connects the northeast to the rest of India Meghalaya The Siliguri Corridor, or Chicken's Neck, is a narrow stretch of land, located in the Indian state of West Bengal, that connects India's northeastern states to the rest of India MESHALAYA Bangladesh^- BIHAR INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat

  10. A narrow region at tri-junction of India (Sikkim), Bhutan & China. It is just 50 km away from Siliguri Corridor. Chinese intentions are very clear; they want to broaden this Chumbi Valley corridor basically to be a constant threat to Siliguri corridor. It needs to be remembered that Bhutan and China has no demarcated border because Chinese refuse to recognise McMahon line. Tawang is smallest administrative division in Arunachal. Tawang is claimed by China. Tawang is famous for tawang monestary. is the largest monastery in India and second largest in the world after the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet INDIAN GEOGRAPHY by Rushikesh Dudhat