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  Geography of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India is bounded in the west by the Arabian Sea and in the east by the Bay of Bengal.
India is bounded on the southwest by the Arabian Sea and on the southeast by the Bay of Bengal.
India's wetland ecosystem is widely distributed from the cold and arid; from ones in the Ladakh region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir to the ones in the wet and humid climate of peninsula India.
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 Geography of India - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
India comprises most of the Indian subcontinent and has a long coastline of over 7,000 km (4,300 miles), most of which lies on a peninsula that protrudes into the Indian Ocean.
The highest point in India is disputed due to a territorial dispute with Pakistan; according to India's claim, the highest point (located in the disputed Kashmir territory) is K2, at 8,611 m (28,251 feet).
India lies to the north of the equator between 8 degree 4 minutes and 37 degree 6 minutes north latitude and 68 degrees 7 minutes and 97 degrees 25 minutes east longitude.
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 India Travelogue - Passage to India: Indian Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
India is, by area, the seventh largest country in the world with the Indian mainland covering an area of 3,287,782 sq.km.
hina, Nepal and Bhutan are India's neighbours on the north-east and Pakistan and Afganistan on the north-west.
elow the broad territorial expanse of northern India is peninsular India, with the Arabian Sea to its west and the Bay of Bengal to the east.
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The area of northeastern India adjacent to Burma and Bangladesh consists of numerous hill tracts, averaging between 1,000 and 2,000 meters in elevation, that are not associated with the eastern part of the Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Ganga River basin, India's largest, includes approximately 25 percent of the nation's area; it is bounded by the Himalayas in the north and the Vindhya Range to the south.
Although India, Nepal, and Bangladesh seek to alleviate problems through cooperation over Himalayan rivers, irrigation projects altering the flow of Punjab-area rivers are likely to continue to be an irritant between India and Pakistan--countries between which cooperation is less likely to occur--in the second half of the 1990s.
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 Talk:Geography of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Geography of India was the Indian collaboration of the week for the week starting on May 11, 2005.
Added a geography article infobox, and also added this article to the list of geography articles that feature infoboxes.
Political Geography of India is a vast topic and there should be a seperate article on it.
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 India, About India, Geography of India, History of India
India is the name given to the vast peninsula which the continent of Asia throws out to the south of the magnificent mountain ranges that stretch in a sword like curve across the southern border of Tibet.
Lord Buddha was born in India and it is from the shores of this land that Buddhism was disseminated to Sri Lanka and to Tibet.
From the pine-clad slopes of the Himalayas to the scrub and thornforests of north west and peninsular India and from the semi-arid central forests to the ever-green deciduous groves of Kerala, Bengal, the northeast hills, and the Andaman and Nicobar, India’svegetation is tailored to its diverse topography.
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 Summary of India's Geography
In the shape of a triangle, India's topography is greatly varied in that there although there are deserts and rain forests, much of it's land is comprised of fertile river plains and high plateaus.
The desert areas in India are split by land that is rocky and comprised of limestone ridges.
The climate in India is characterized as tropical-monsoon.
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 Geography of India: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Western India is bounded by the Arabian Sea (A northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia) and eastern India, the Bay of Bengal (An arm of the Indian Ocean east of India).
India is a party to the Wetlands (A low area where the land is saturated with water) Convention and has nineteen Ramsar sites distributed mostly in Punjab (A historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan).
India has one of the largest populations of the world, most enviornmental problems are a result of over population and the resulting strain on limited resources.
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 Geography of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The countries that border India are Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Berman, Bangledesh, and Nepal.
Indias elevation the highest is Kanchenjnga which is 28,208ft.
In India they wear clothing that coves alot and can not dress differently this affects them because it is pretty hot in the hot season they should be able to wear what they want to wear.
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 India Geography
India is basically a peninsula, with the Arabian Sea on the west, the Bay of Bengal on the east, and the Indian Ocean to the south.
The tallest mountain in India is the Kanchenjunga at 28, 208 feet.
India with its 930 million people has over 15% of the world's population living in only 2% of the world's space.
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 India Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
India's capital is New Delhi; the largest city is Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay).
Because of the abundance of water and rich alluvial soil, the northern plains region is the most fertile and densely populated area of the republic and was the cradle of Indian civilization.
The forests, plains, hills, and mountains of India are inhabited by a wide variety of animal life.
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 An Introduction to India
From its northernmost point on the Chinese border, India extends a good 2000 miles (3200 km) to its southern tip, where the island nation of Sri Lanka seems to be squeezed out of India like a great tear, the synapse forming the Gulf of Mannar.
India's northern border is dominated mostly by Nepal and the Himalayas, the world's highest mountain chain.
India reaches its peninsular tip with South India, which begins with the Deccan in the north and ends with Cape Comorin, where Hindus believe that bathing in the waters of the three oceans will wash away their sins.
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 India (12/05)
India's domestic politics also took new shape, as the nationalist appeal of the Congress Party gave way to traditional alignments by caste, creed, and ethnicity leading to the founding of a plethora of small, regionally based political parties.
India is now also seeking to strengthen its political and commercial ties with the United States, Japan, the European Union, Iran, China, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
India maintains that the entire former princely state is an integral part of the Indian union, while Pakistan insists that UN resolutions calling for self-determination of the people of the state must be taken into account.
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 Essay on This essay analyzes how the geography in India and Egypt are relative to their development.
Essay on This essay analyzes how the geography in India and Egypt are relative to their development.
Webster's dictionary defines geography as "a science that deals with the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of the earth's surface".
India is a land of lofty mountains and mighty rivers.
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 Geography of India, India Geography, Information on India Geography, Indian Geography,Physical Geography of India, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Covering an area of 32,87,263sq km, India extends from the snow-capped Himalayas in the north to the tropical rain forests of the south.
What sets India apart from the rest of Asia are the northern majestic mountains and the southern seas, which give it a distinct geographical entity.
North India is dominated by the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Harayana, Himachal Pradesh and the Himalayan foothills of Uttar Pradesh.
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In 1943 when British ruled India, there was a great famine in India, called the Bengal Famine where an estimated four million people died in that year alone.
The British left India four years later and it is no surprise that at the top of the new free India’s list to cover was food security.
In India there is only one monsoon season, so the water for the second set of crops was an artificial monsoon, creating damns that would keep the wasted monsoon water.
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The subcontinent was divided into the secular state of India and the smaller Muslim state of Pakistan.
India's diverse economy encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of services.
India is capitalizing on its large numbers of well-educated people skilled in the English language to become a major exporter of software services and software workers.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/in.html   (1356 words)

 1Up India > Indian Geography > Geography of India
India the seventh largest country in the world, is well marked with off from the rest of Asia by mountains and the sea, which gives the country a distinct geographical entity.It covers an area of 32,87,2631 sq.km.
She is adjoined to the north by China Nepal and Bhutan.A series of mountain ranges separate India from Burma.
The Andaman and Nicobar island in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshwadeep in the Arabian sea are parts of the territory of India.
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 Geography of India, Indian Geography, About India, Land and people of India
India, with an area of 3.3 million sq.
Bounded by the Indus River in the west and the Brahmaputra in the east, the three parallel ranges, the Himadri, Himachal and Shivaliks have deep canyons gorged by the rivers flowing into the Gangetic plain.
Although much of northern India lies beyond the tropical zone, the entire country has a tropical climate marked by relatively high temperatures and dry winters.
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 Geography of India, Indian Geography, Geographical Information on India, Information on India's Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
India's total land mass is 2,973,190 square kilometers and is divided into three main geological regions: the Indo-Gangetic Plain, the Himalayas, and the Peninsula region.
The climate of India may be broadly described as tropical monsoon type.
India's climate is affected by two seasonal winds- the north-east monsoon and south-west monsoon.
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 Ancient History Sourcebook: Strabo: Geography: Book XV: On India
Now the Ganges, which is the largest of the rivers in India, flows down from the mountainous country, and when it reaches the plains bends towards the east and flows past Palibothra, a very large city, and then flows on towards the sea in that region and empties by a single outlet.
As for the people of India, those in the south are like the Aethiopians in colour, although they are like the rest in respect to countenance and hair (for on account of the humidity of the air their hair does not curl), whereas those in the north are like the Egyptians.
The flooding of the rivers and the absence of land breezes is confirmed also by the statement of Onesicritus; for he says that the seashore is covered with shoal-water, and particularly at the mouths of the rivers, on account of the silt, the flood-tides, and the prevalence of the winds from the high seas.
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 India - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is bound by Pakistan to the northwest, China, Bhutan and Nepal to the north, Myanmar and Bangladesh to the east, the Bay of Bengal to the southeast and the Arabian Sea to the southwest.
The rivers of India are generally divided into the Himalayan and peninsula rivers, and the principal rivers include the Ganges with its tributaries, the Jumna, Yamuna, Ghaghra, Gandak, Kosi, Chambi, Betwa, Son, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Narbada and Tapti.
CLIMATE: India has a tropical climate that is dominated by the Asiatic monsoons with four fairly distinct seasons which are common to all six or seven climatic regions.
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