General Knowledge Geography

In this article, we will discuss GK facts about India.India is a country with a rich history and diverse culture. It has a civilization dating back to ancient times. India is known for its knowledge and fascinating facts in various fields. From geography and history to science and arts, India has a lot to offer. Every fact about India reflects its heritage, innovative spirit, and the strength of its people. Join us in exploring the wonders of India.

Q: Which line of latitude runs almost through the middle of India?

A: The Tropic of Cancer (23.5°N).

 

Q: What’s the approximate longitudinal extent of India?

A: 68°7′ to 97°25′ E.

 

Q: Which major Indian city is near the longitude of 77° E?

A: New Delhi.

 

Q: What latitude roughly divides India into almost two equal halves?

A: Tropic of Cancer.

 

Q: On which line of longitude does the Indian Standard Time (IST) roughly base?

A: 82.5° E.

 

Q: In which state is the southernmost point of mainland India?

A: Tamil Nadu.

 

Q: What is the name of the southernmost point of mainland India?

A: Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin).

 

Q: Which Indian island territory is located south of the Maldives?

A: Lakshadweep.

 

Q: Which state in India is closest to the Equator?

A: Kerala.

 

Q: What’s the northernmost latitude of mainland India?

A: Approximately 37°N.

 

Q: In which state is the northernmost point of India located?

A: Jammu and Kashmir.

 

Q: What is the name of the northernmost point of India?

A: Indira Col.

 

Q: Which northeastern state of India is close to the longitude of 93° E?

A: Manipur.

 

Q: What’s the easternmost longitude of India?

A: Approximately 97°25′ E.

 

Q: Which state in India has the easternmost point?

A: Arunachal Pradesh.

 

Q: Name the river near which the Tropic of Cancer passes in India.

A: The Mahi River.

 

Q: Which large Indian city is approximately on the 88° E longitude?

A: Kolkata.

 

Q: Between which parallels of latitudes does the majority of India lie?

A: Between 8°4’N and 37°6’N.

 

Q: Which state has the westernmost point of India?

A: Gujarat.

 

Q: What’s the name of the westernmost point in India?

A: Sir Creek .

 

Q: India is bounded in North by which Young Fold Mountains .

A: The Himalayas.

 

Q:From Gujarat to Arunachal Pradesh, there is a time lag of ?

A: 120 min or 2 hours .

 

Q:Total length of India from north to south is?

A: 3214 km

 

Q:Total length of India from East to west is

A: 2933 km

 

Q:Which of the following union territories is located in western coast in India?

A:Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

 

Q:Which of the following union territories is located in Eastern coast in India?

A:Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

 

Q:Which of the Indian  States do not have an international border or lie on the coast in India?

A:Haryana , Madhya Pradesh , Chhattisgarh ,Assam , and Telangana.

 

Q: Largest Indian State is (in terms of Area) ?

A: Rajasthan , followed by Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh in descending order in terms of Area .

 

Q:Which  is the smallest state in India?

A: Goa

 

Q:Which Indian state has largest coastline ?

A: Gujarat (1600km)

 

Q: India shares its land boundaries with ______ in the northwest ?

A: Afghanistan and Pakistan

 

India’s geography is a gateway to unraveling the cultural richness that lies within the country. From the stunning coastlines to the majestic mountains, the arid deserts to the lush rainforests, India’s diverse landscape is a sight to behold. But it’s not just the natural beauty that makes India’s geography so captivating. It is the deep connection between the land and its people, the traditions and customs that have been shaped by the unique environments they inhabit. Each state, region, and river in India has its own story to tell, its own traditions to share. Exploring India’s geography is like embarking on a journey through diversity and tradition, where every step reveals a new facet of this incredible country. So whether you’re a traveler seeking adventure, a student eager to learn, or simply curious about the world, India’s geographical tapestry awaits, ready to amaze and inspire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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