India geography

India is an Asian country located North side of Equator. The co-ordinate of India is 21⁰ N and 78⁰ E.

India is the seventh largest country in the world in terms of area. And second largest country in the population wise. India is surrounded by China, Nepal, Bhutan in north; Myanmar, Bangladesh in east, Sri Lanka in south; Pakistan in west. Three oceans protects India’s half of the boundary. In east- Bay of Bengal; In south-Indian Ocean; In west- Arabian Sea.

Rivers in India

Rivers in India are classified into two types they are: North Indian Rivers The are namely Ganges, Indus, Brahmaputra, Luni. And South Indian Rivers are namely Krishna, Kaveri, Godavari, Narmada.

Ganges is the longest river of India. Its length is 2525 Km and about 2010 Km of its length is flown from India.

Ganges is the main river of North India and Godavari is the main river of South India.

Agriculture in India

Half of the population of India is connected with the agriculture.

Main corps produced in India are- Rice, Wheat, Jute, Cotton, Tea, Coffee, Jowar, Bajra, Ragi.

India is the second most rice producer of world and fourth most wheat producer of world.

Transportation in India

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is the nodal agency responsible for building, upgrading and maintaining most of the national highways network. It operates under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The National Highways Development Project (NHDP) is a major effort to expand and upgrade the network of highways. NHAI often uses a public-private partnership model for highway development, maintenance and toll-collection.

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