India Facts

  • Territorial Sea: 12 nm (nautical miles)
  • Contiguous Zone: 24 nm
  • Exclusive economic Zone: 200 nm
  • Continental Shelf: 200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin
  • Longest River: Ganga
  • Largest Lake: Lake Chilka
  • Highest Point: Mt. K² (8611 m)
  • Highest Point of Himalaya: Kanchan Junga (8,598 m)
  • Lowest Point: Kuttanad (-2.2 m)
  • Northernmost Point: Siachen Glacier near Karakoram
  • Southernmost Point: Indira Point, Great Nicobar, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Southernmost Point of India (Mainland): Cape Comorin (Kanya Kumari)
  • Westernmost Point: West of Ghuar Mota, Gujarat
  • Easternmost Point: Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh
  • Highest Altitude: Kanchenjunga, Sikkim
  • Lowest Altitude: Kuttanad (Kerala)
























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