India is the seventh largest country in the world in terms of area. It lies on the Indian Plate, which is the northern portion of the Indo-Australian Plate. The Indian subcontinent is surrounded by three different water bodies and is easily recognizable on the world map.
India is officially known as the Republic of India and is comprised of a total of 29 states along with seven union territories. India is the second most populated country in the world and also the world's largest democracy. The country’s coastline measures 7,517 kilometers in length, out of which a distance of 5,423 kilometers belongs to the peninsular India and 2,094 kilometers belongs to Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep island chains. Additionally, the Indian naval hydrographic charts along with mainland coastline include 43% sandy beaches, 46% mudflats or marshy shores and 11% rocky shores. Broadly, divided into six major zones: East India, West India, North India, South India, Northeast India and Central India.
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