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Social Sciences


Q.7.Explain the extension of India with diagram.​

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  • The size of India → India is the second largest country in Asia; it is 4 times larger than Pakistan ,8 times larger than Japan, 12 times larger than the U.K. but 3 times smaller than the USA.

    Size of India → 3.287 million km^2.

    Geographical extent of India → India extents from 8 degree 4'N to 37 degree 6'N latitudes and 68 degree7'E to 97 degree 25'E longitudes.

    The Tropic of cancer 23 1/2°N runs across the country and divides it into two equal halves -

    ★ Tropical and ★ Temperate regions.

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