Searchable map of India
, officially the Republic of India (Bharat Ganrajya). The vast country in South-Central Asia occupies the greater part of the Indian subcontinent. The country is bounded by the Himalayas in the north, the Arabian Sea in the west, the Bay of Bengal in the east, and the Laccadive Sea (Indian Ocean) in the south.
Ganesh Festival in Mumbai. Ganesh (Ganesha) is the elephant-headed deity. The deva of intellect and wisdom is worshiped by Hindus around the world.
Image: Nick Gray
Countries with international borders to India are Bangladesh
(Xizang - Tibet Autonomous Region
. India shares maritime borders with Indonesia
, the Maldives
, Sri Lanka
, and Thailand
The country occupies an area
of 3,287,263 km² (1,269,219 sq mi) 
. It is the 7th largest country in the world, compared it is six times the size of France
, or one-third the size of the USA
The exact size of India is subject to debate because some borders are disputed. There are several disputed territories of India, for instance, the Indian state of Arunachal
is claimed by China, and Jammu and
is at the center of a major dispute between Pakistan and India.
The nation is subdivided into 29 states and seven Union Territories, including the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT).
India is the second most populous country in the world (after China
), with an estimated population
of 1.4 billion people (in 2018).
The capital city is New Delhi
, largest city is Mumbai
(Maharashtra). Other major cities are Bangalore (Karnataka), Hyderabad (Telangana), Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Chennai (formerly known as Madras, Tamil Nadu), Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta, West Bengal), Surat (Gujarat), Pune (Maharashtra), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Lucknow and Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh).
are Hindi-Urdu and English (22 different languages are recognized by the Constitution of India). Major religions are Hinduism (80%) and Islam (14%).
The Map shows the Indian subcontinent with state/union territories borders, cities, towns, expressways, main roads, and streets.
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