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NCERT Class 6 Geography Chapter 7: Our Country India

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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

Image of India Map

Image of India Map

  • 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

Political Geography of India

  • 29 States

  • 7 UT’s

  • Rajasthan – Largest (Area)

  • Goa – Smallest (Area)

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Image of Political Geography of India

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

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