India Facts

  •   Territorial Sea:  12 nm (nautical miles)

  •   Contiguous Zone:  24 nm

  •   Exclusive economic Zone:  200 nm

  •   Continental Shelf:  200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

  •   Longest River:  Ganga

  •   Largest Lake:  Lake Chilka

  •   Highest Point:  Mt. K² (8611 m)

  •   Highest Point of Himalaya:  Kanchan Junga (8,598 m)

  •   Lowest Point:  Kuttanad (-2.2 m)

  •   Northernmost Point:  Siachen Glacier near Karakoram

  •   Southernmost Point:  Indira Point, Great Nicobar, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

  •   Southernmost Point of India (Mainland):  Cape Comorin (Kanya Kumari)

  •   Westernmost Point:  West of Ghuar Mota, Gujarat

  •   Easternmost Point:  Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh

  •   Highest Altitude:  Kanchenjunga, Sikkim

  •   Lowest Altitude:  Kuttanad (Kerala)