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India Geography



India, an important country of South Asia is the seventh largest country in the world with 32,87,590 square kilometers and 29 states. Indian ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea surrounds the country in all the three sides. Delhi, the capital city located on the banks of the river Ganges and Yamuna, has Qutub minar, the master piece of Mughal emperor, and symbol of love "Taj Mahal" which is recognized as one of the wonders of the world.

The Himalayas in the North and Northeastern region, divides the country from the Tibetan plateau and is further divided into different ranges Pir Panjal Range, Ladakh Range, Zanskar Range, Dhauladhar Range, East Karakoram Range. Kashmir, the northern part of India is known as "The paradise of the earth" for its beautiful landscapes and scenic beauty of snow-capped mountains.

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The Indo-Gangetic Plain is driven by three rivers - the Ganges, the Indus and the Brahmaputra. The Peninsular Plateau includes shallow valleys and rounded hills. The coastal plain of the south stretches from Tamil Nadu to West Bengal and has the rivers Krishna, Kaveri, Godavari and Mahanadi. The western coastal plains cover the regions of Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala and Karnataka. International borders are with Pakistan on its west, and Nepal, China and Bhutan on its northeast. . India-Bangladesh border is the longest border of the world with states like Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh.

Kerala, holds exotic beaches, backwaters, palm trees, orchards etc. Beaches of Goa, Maharashtra and West Bengal also add beauty to India. Burning heat of Rajasthan and West Bengal, extremely high humidity of Kashmir and Kullu Manali represents the different climatic conditions of the country. This land of diversity has the highest mountains, serene rivers, tranquil lakes, beautiful waterfalls, scattered islands, plains and oceans.

Witness and experience the land of diversity - India !