Longitudinal and Latitudinal extent of India
India is situated in the world’s northern hemisphere. A detailed explanation of the longitudinal and latitudinal extent of India is as under-
- The Latitude extends from the south to north through the mainland between 8°4’N and 37°6’N.
- The Longitude extends from the west to the east between 68°7’E and 97°25’E longitudes.
- The distance between the consecutive longitudes decreases on moving towards the poles i.e, 111km at the equator and zero at the poles while the distance between two latitudes does not change and remains the same i.e., 111km.
- Tropic of Cancer crosses 8 states of India, covering almost half of the country which is at the north of the Equator.
- India experiences a huge difference in the local time at extreme ends because of a difference of 29° between longitudes (Approx 2 hrs).
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