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(a) India has an area of about 3.28 million sq. kms.


The name of India is derived from Indus. Indian coastline measures 7,517 kilometers.


(b) The Greater Himalayas are also known as Himadari


The average height of Himadari Range is 6000 meters. Mt. Everest and K2 are the prominent ranges of Greater Himalayas.


(c) The largest state in India in terms of area is Rajasthan


Rajasthan is located on the north-western side of India. The Great Indian Desert also lies in this region.


(d) The River Narmada falls into the Arabian Sea.


River Narmada is also known as ‘Rewa’. It flows in the central India and the fifth longest river in the Indian sub-continent.


(e) The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is Tropic of Cancer.


Tropic of Cancer is also referred to as the Northern Tropic and is north of the Equator.


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