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 | 1 year ago
Answer the following questions briefly.
(i) Name the group of islands lying in the Arabian Sea.
(ii) Name the countries which are larger than India.
(iii) Which island group of India lies to its south-east?
(iv) Which island countries are our southern neighbours?
Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.
(i) The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through
(ii) The easternmost longitude of India is
(a) 97° 25' E
(b) 68° 7' E
(c) 77° 6' E
(d) 82° 32' E
(iii) Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim have common frontiers with
(iv) If you intend to visit Kavaratti during your summer vacations, which one of the following Union Territories of India you will be going to
(c) Andaman and Nicobar
(d) Daman and Diu
(v) My friend hails from a country which does not share land boundary with India. Identify the country.