According to the CIA World Factbook, Sri Lanka is the island nation located south of India. In 1972, it formally changed its name from Ceylon. The island was under British rule between 1815 and 1948, when it gained indep... More »

The Maldives is located 300 miles southwest of India's coast. The island nation consists of more than 1,100 coral islands, 200 of which are inhabited, and there are 80 islands without tourist accommodations. The island o... More »

The Republic of the Maldives (the official name for the Maldive Islands) is located off the southern coast of Asia. It is in the Indian Ocean and lies southwest of India. More »

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India contains thousands of different animals and almost half of the world's aquatic species; the nation is home to tigers, camels, elephants, deer, wolves, monkeys, crocodiles, bison and many other forms of animal life.... More »

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The Maldives is located 300 miles southwest of India's coast. The island nation consists of more than 1,100 coral islands, 200 of which are inhabited, and there are 80 islands without tourist accommodations. The island o... More »

The nation of India contains 1,269,219 square miles within its borders, making it slightly larger than Alaska, Texas and California, the three largest states in the United States, combined. India is about one-third the s... More »

Several regions in India receive regular snow every year. As large swaths of the country are mountainous at high altitudes, India hosts a vibrant array of winter-weather destinations, according to Visit India. More »