|Population||India’s population, as on 1 March 2011 stood at 1,210,193,422 Billion (623.7 million males and 586.4 million females)|
How much of India is surrounded by water?
India is situated north of the equator between 8°4′ north to 37°6′ north latitude and 68°7′ east to 97°25′ east longitude.
Geography of India.
|• Total||3,287,263 km2 (1,269,219 sq mi)|
|Coastline||7,516.6 km (4,670.6 mi)|
Is India surrounded by water on all sides?
India is surrounded on three sides by water bodies and on the other by land, so it is a peninsula. The Indian peninsula is surrounded by the western Arabian Sea, the eastern Bay of Bengal, and the southern Indian Ocean.
Does India have its own ocean?
To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use. Along its core, the Indian Ocean has some large marginal or regional seas such as the Arabian Sea, the Laccadive Sea, the Somali Sea, Bay of Bengal, and the Andaman Sea.
|Shore length1||66,526 km (41,337 mi)|
Which are the water bodies surround India?
The Republic of India shares its boundaries with the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and Indian Ocean.
Given below are the names of the water bodies that surround India from different sides:
- Lakshadweep Sea in the southwest.
- Arabian Sea in the west.
- Bay of Bengal in the east.
- Indian Ocean in the south.
Why is an ocean named after India?
The Indian Ocean is named after India because of its strategic location at the head of the ocean from ancient times and its long coastline which is longer than any other country in the Indian Ocean rim.