What is the Easternmost and the Westernmost Longitude in Degrees of Indian Mainland?

By Shivank Goel|Updated : September 6th, 2022

The Easternmost longitude of India is 97° 25' E, and the Westernmost longitude is 68o7'E. The Easternmost longitude is located in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The Westernmost longitude is positioned in the state of Gujarat. The local time difference between these two points is estimated to be around two hours.

The imaginary lines that run across the North Pole until the South Pole and are used for references to locate places are known as the longitudes.

Easternmost and Westernmost Longitude in Degrees of Indian Mainland

The imaginary lines that run all over from the North Pole to the South Pole are called longitudes. These imaginary lines are used as reference lines while locating places.


The Easternmost longitude of the Indian mainland, measured in degrees, is 97° 25' E, and the Westernmost longitude is 68°7'E. The longitudinal extent of the Indian mainland is quite large, measuring 29°. Therefore, notable differences in the local time for the places located at each pole are recorded which is somewhere around 2 hours. At the same time, the time difference between every longitude is just 4 minutes.

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  • The local time difference between places located at each of the North and South Poles is estimated to be around two hours.

  • The Easternmost longitude of India is 97° 25′ E, and the Westernmost longitude is 68o7’E as measured in degrees.

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