India on the world map
India is one of the largest countries in South Asia. Most of its territory falls on the Indian subcontinent. The southern part of the republic is washed by the Indian Ocean. The northern and northeastern parts are surrounded by the highest mountain system of the planet – the Himalayas. The northwestern region falls on the Thar desert.
The physical map of India (schematically shown) shows the settlements, the main rivers of India and the routes of communication.
The satellite, clearly demonstrates the features of the relief of the country.
In order to streamline the information received, a contour map is shown below, with boundaries and major cities marked on it. Here, you can see where India is on the world map and how are its borders.
The economic map of India is another good helper in exploring the country. The economic map of India shows which regions and in what volumes are occupied by various types of industry and agriculture. But the main income of the country falls on the service sector.
List of cities in India
Today, the Republic ranks second in the world in terms of population. But according to forecasts, the number of the population of India, already by 2028, has every chance to catch up with the number of its neighbors from the Middle Kingdom.
A detailed map of India will show the location of the largest cities:
The history of the settlement of some of them begins after the end of the 16th century (in the 16th century, European countries began to fight for the colonization of the territory). And some of them began their development before our era.
It is impossible to ignore the places of the most ancient cities of India:
Each ancient Indian city has its own customs and traditions, legends and beliefs.
Goa on the map of India is located in the southwestern part.
Another popular tourist destination is Kerala. On the map of India, Kerala is in the very south. The largest national park located here, the tiger reserve, the Vishnu temple and the butterfly garden make this place extremely attractive for tourists.
For those who are interested in a variety of beaches, unique resorts are shown below – on the map of India.
Airports of India on the map are indicated below.
Rivers and Ocean
The Indian Ocean is among the largest and deepest on the planet – it ranks third. All the seas, straits and bays of its components, total 11.68 million square kilometers. The shores of the country are washed by the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.
In the latter – major rivers flow:
The main rivers are the Indus and the Ganges.
Hotel Map of India
Among the most popular hotels stand out:
- The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai;
- Courtyard Agra, Agra;
- The Lalit New Delhi, New Delhi;
- ITC Rajputana, Jaipur;
- Abhimaani Vasathi, Bangalore.
What countries borders
It is adjacent to Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, China and Pakistan on the eastern, northeastern and western borders, respectively. The state of Jammu and Kashmir in the northern part has an autonomous status, partially under the control of Pakistan and China.
Climate and weather
For most of the territory, there are three periods with their climatic features:
- From June to October – the rainy season and rather high air temperatures;
- From November to February – cool windy weather;
- From March to May – a very hot period.
On the map of national roads are indicated:
- The Golden Quadrangle (yellow-orange line) is a highway connecting the main cultural, industrial and agricultural centers of the country;
- North-South Transport Corridor (orange line);
- West-east transport corridor (green line);
- Gray lines – national backbone networks.
Regions and Regions
Administratively, the Republic is divided into states (there are 29 of them today), allied territories (there are six of them) and the capital Delhi (the capital of India is New Delhi). States on the map of India are marked with different colors.
The next type of administrative division is districts, or counties. Now there are 642 districts, but the process of the emergence of new ones is constantly underway.
In turn, the districts are divided into smaller territories, called Taluks.
In regional terms, the following areas can be distinguished:
The most exotic beaches of India include South India. The northeastern part of the country is for adventure lovers. The western region is a place with beautiful landscapes, a milder climate and unique historical monuments. The population density here is the highest.
Absorbed in many different cultures and traditions, possessing unique and diverse natural objects, India is an ideal place for an unforgettable vacation.
- Chess, the number “pi” and the decimal system appeared here;
- At a time when a large part of the planet’s population was nomadic, Harappan civilization was already flourishing here;
- The driver alert button about stopping in public transport (buses) is replaced by a rope with a bell tied to it;
- The number of official languages is 21. Plus, “auxiliary” English;
- In addition to the main four seasons, there are two more: pre-spring and monsoon time;
- More than a quarter of the population does not have the skills to read and write. Half of the total population lives in houses without sewage and plumbing;
- Traffic is not regulated at all;
- The first school in the world about medicine, as well as the university, appeared here;
- Thousands of years ago, cane sugar was consumed here and possessed knowledge of anesthesia, genetics, the immune system;
- The largest amount of whiskey is produced and consumed here too.