Is India the only subcontinent in the world?

India is not the only subcontinent. In specialist literature (economic, political science, history and anthropology lit) of Africa, the Sub-Saharan region is often and uncontroversially referred to as a subcontinent, despite the fact that the region makes up approximately 80% of the continents total landmass.

How many subcontinent are there in the world?

There are 6 commonly known continents, namely the Africa, Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

What are the continent/subcontinent supported?

sub_region_code subcontinent
4C Northern Asia
4D South Asia
4E South East Asia
4F South West Asia

Why only India is called subcontinent?

India is a subcontinent located in South of Asian continent. It is considered a subcontinent because it covers an expansive area of land that includes the Himalayan region in the north, the Gangetic Plain as well as the plateau region in the south.

Who named the continents?

The continents of North and South America (also sometimes deemed as a single continent, America, especially by many postcolonial Spanish-speaking countries) are thought to be named after the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci (who styled himself Americus Vespucius in Latin).

How many countries India have?

India shares its border with seven countries namely Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka.

Neighbouring countries of India: Overview.

Article Name India and It’s Neighboring Countries
Total Land Border Of India 15,106.7 k.m.
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Is India bigger than Europe?

Europe is 3.10 times as big as India.

Why India is called Peninsula?

A Peninsula is any landmass which is surrounded by water on three sides and land on one side. India is called as Peninsula because it is surrounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west and the Bay of Bengal on the east.