Q. 214.9( 14 Votes )
India is said to
India occupies a unique position on the globe. It enjoys a unique proximity with Europe, Africa and Australia. The Indian landmass has a central location between East and West Asia.
India is the southward extension of Asia; thus, it forms the South-Central Peninsula of the world’s largest continent. The Deccan Peninsula, India’s southward extension, extends towards the Indian ocean and divides it into two seas, the Arabian Sea on the West and the Bay of Bengal on its East.
The Deccan Peninsula helps India to establish easy contact with West Asia, East Africa and Europe from the Western coast and with South-East Asia, East Asia and Australia from the Eastern coast. India has the longest coastline on the Indian ocean. These geographical features provide India a significant edge in international trade.
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