Which is the northernmost state in India?

The northernmost state of India, Jammu and Kashmir has been hit by the worst floods in the last 2 decades which have claimed 70 lives so far. Continuous rains have submerged several parts in districts like Pulwama, Anantnag, Kulgam, Udhampur and Rajouri along with the state capital Srinagar.

Which is the northern most state?

Alaska has the northernmost geographic center of all the states.

What is the northernmost extent of India?


The Northern boundary of India is obviously the Himalayas and the northernmost extent is the Siachin Glacier which is in the northernmost state of ‘Jammu and Kashmir’ of India.

Which is the northernmost point?

Most reference works list the world’s northernmost point as Kaffeklubben Island, north of Greenland. In 1912, the island’s first visitor, a Danish explorer, named it for the “coffee club” in Copenhagen’s geological museum.

Which Meridian is very important for India?

The longitude of 82½° E (82° 30’E) is considered as the standard meridian. The local time stated or mentioned at this meridian is considered as the standard time for the whole country. This is called as the Indian Standard Time (IST).

What is the end point of India?

*Kanyakumari* The end point of India and the meeting point of three oceans-the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Besides its importance as a Hindu pilgrim center, it is famous for its beautiful views of sunrise and sunset over the waters.

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Which is the coldest place in India?

Leh. No doubt, Leh is one of the coldest places to visit in India. Perched in the newly formed Union Territory of Ladakh, the temperature is known to drop to as less as -13 degrees Celsius!

Is Ladakh a state?

Union territory of Ladakh

In August 2019, a reorganisation act was passed by the Parliament of India which contained provisions to reconstitute Ladakh as a union territory, separate from the rest of Jammu and Kashmir on 31 October 2019.

What is the western most part of India?

Ghuar Mota in the Kutch region of Gujarat is the Westernmost point of India. It is located near the disputed Sir Creek and the Koteshwar temple, at 23.713°N 68.032°E.

What are the four ends of India?

Dharma, Sanskrit dharma, Pali dhamma, key concept with multiple meanings in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. In Hinduism, dharma is the religious and moral law governing individual conduct and is one of the four ends of life.

Which is the starting point of India?

Kanyakumari at 8°4′41″N and 77°55′230″E is the southernmost tip of the Indian mainland, while the southernmost point in India is Indira Point on Great Nicobar Island. The northernmost point which is under Indian administration is Indira Col, Siachen Glacier.

Geography of India.

Continent Asia
Coastline 7,516.6 km (4,670.6 mi)
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