Where is India:

India is Located in the continent of Asia, India covers 2,973,193 square kilometers of land and 314,070 square kilometers of water, become it the 7th largest nation in the world with a total area of 3,287,263 square kilometers.

India get an independent state in 1947, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of India is 1,205,073,612 (2012) and the nation has a density of 405 people per square kilometer.

The currency of India is the Indian Rupee (INR). As well, the people of India are refered to as Indian.

The dialing code for the country is 91 and the top level internet domain for Indian sites is .in.

India shares land borders with 6 countries: China, Bangladesh, Burma, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan.

To learn more, visit our detailed India section.


Quick facts

Population 1,205,073,612
Density 405.3 / km2 ( 1,049.8 / mi2 )
Languages Hindi, English
Independence Year 1947
Capital New Delhi
Currency Indian Rupee
GDP 2,070,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 1,718 (2014 data)
Land Area 2,973,193 km2 (1,147,956 mi2)
Water Area 314,070 km2 (121,263 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Pakistan
Minimum Longitude 68.170
Maximum Longitude 97.400
Mininum Latitude 6.750
Maximum Latitude 35.990
Page on World Atlas India


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