India is located in the Northern Hemisphere. Its shape is quadrangular. It extends between 8°4’ to 37° 4’ North latitude and from 68° 7’ to 97° 25’ to East longitude. Its extension from North to South is 3214 km and from East to West is 2933 km. Its area is 32,87,267 sq. km. Its landline boundary is 15,200 km and the coastal boundary is 6100 kms. India is the seventh largest country of the world. It has 2.4% of the total area of the world.