India (GPS: 20 00 N, 77 00 E) located in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan. The country’s area measurements are total: 3,287,263 sq km; land: 2,973,193 sq km, water: 314,070 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than one-third of the size of the US. The total irrigated land is 667,000 sq km (2012).
One of the important features of India: Dominates South Asian subcontinent. Near important Indian Ocean trade routes. Kanchenjunga, the third tallest mountain in the world, lies on the border with Nepal.