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NCERT Class 6 Geography

Chapter 7: Our Country – India

Major Facts About India

  • Area – 3.28 million sq. km.

  • N-S Extent - 3,214 km

  • E-W Extent - 2,933 km

  • Size by Population – China, India (2nd largest)

  • Size by Area – 7th Largest

  • N-S: 8°4' to 37°6' north

  • E-W: 68°7' to 97°25' east

  • 82°30‘ as Standard Meridian or IST

  • Land frontier: 15,200 km

  • Coastline: 7,516.6 km

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Image of India Map

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  • Bangladesh (4096 km)

  • Bhutan (699 km)

  • Myanmar (1643 km)

  • China (4057 km)

  • Nepal (1751 km)

  • Pakistan (3323 km)

Image of India Map of Nearest Country of India

Image of India Map of Nearest Country of India

Image of India Map of Nearest Country of India

Political Geography of India

  • 29 States

  • 7 UT’s

  • Rajasthan – Largest (Area)

  • Goa – Smallest (Area)

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Physical Divisions

  • Himalayas (Abode of Snow) – Greater/Himadri, Middle/Himachal, Shiwaliks

  • Northern Plains – Indus, Ganga, Brahmaputra & tributaries

  • Great Indian Desert - Thar

  • Peninsular Plateau - Triangular, rich in coal and iron ore

  • Coastal Plains

  • Island Groups