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What is the approximate total length of coastline of India including the coastline of Lakshadweep islands and Andaman & Nicobar Islands?
1. 4523 km
2. 5717 km
3. 7517 km
4. 5423 km

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 7517 km

The correct answer is 7517 km.

  • The estimated total length of the coastline of India including the coastline of Lakshadweep Islands and Andaman and Nicobar Islands is 7517 km.

  • The Indian coastline touches nine states and four union territories.
    • The nine states are Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal.
    • The union territories are Daman and Diu, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep.
    • Gujarat has the longest coastline of 1600 km among the nine states.
    • The eastern coastline includes the Bay of Bengal and the Eastern Ghats.
      • It is divided into Orissa Coastal Plain, Andhra Pradesh Coastal Plain, Tamil Nadu Coastal Plain.
    • The Western Coastal Plain extends from the Rann of Kutch in the north to Kanyakumari in the south.
      • It is divided into Konkan Coastal Plain, Karnataka Coastal Plain, and Kerala Coastal Plain.

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