The central location of India at the head of the Indian Ocean is considered of great significance. Why?

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 2 years ago |  387

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Solution :-

India is a southward extension of the Asian continent has a central location between the East and West Asia. The Indian Ocean provides a strategic central location to India as it connects the East Asian countries with the country of Europe in the West. The Deccan Peninsula also protrudes into the Indian Ocean, thus helping India to establish close contact with West Asia, Africa and Europe from the western coast and with Southeast and East Asia from the eastern coast. There is no other country like India which has a long coastline on the Indian Ocean thus justifying the naming of an ocean after it.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago

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