Which of the following is not a correct statement?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : July 19th, 2022

a. India is the eighth largest country in the world.

b. India is bounded by the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep Sea, and the Bay of Bengal.

c. Indian states that share a border with Pakistan are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

d. The demarcation line between India and China is known as the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Answer: The incorrect option is Option (a) that is India is the eighth largest country in the world.

India is the seventh largest country in the world. It covers a total area of 3,287,263 square kilometers. The land border of India is 15,200 km whereas its coastline measures 7,516.6 km. The distance on moving from north to south is 3,214 km and from east to west, it is 2,933 km. India has a 4,096.70 km border with Bangladesh; 3,488 km border with China; 3,323 km border with Pakistan; 1,751 km border with Nepal; 1,643 km border with Myanmar; and shares a border of 699 km with Bhutan. The highest point in India is Kangchenjunga which is 8,586 meters tall while the lowest point is Kuttanad which measures -2.2 meters.

Summary:

Which of the following is not a correct statement?

Option (a) is incorrect. India ranks at the seventh position after Russia, Canada, China, the United States, Brazil, and Australia in the list of largest countries in the world.

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