What Is the Absolute Location of India?

The absolute location of India is between 8 degrees 4 minutes and 37 degrees 6 minutes north latitude and 68 degrees 7 minutes and 97 degrees 25 minutes east longitude, all north of the equator. The continent projects into the Indian Ocean via the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal.

India has a total area of over 1,200,000 square miles, making it the seventh largest country worldwide. The country is nearly 2,000 miles long from north to south and 1,800 miles long from east to west, giving it a coastline of over 4,500 miles and a frontier of nearly 10,000 miles.