Our Indian neighbour countries list
The neighbouring countries of India are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. India is located latitudinally in the Northern Hemisphere and longitudinally in the Eastern Hemisphere.
India is located latitudinally in the Northern Hemisphere and longitudinally in the Eastern Hemisphere. In this article, we are providing you with a list of India’s neighbouring countries and the states of India bordering them. This will help the students to enhance their general knowledge in dealing with the questions related to the Geography of India in different academic as well as competitive examinations.
Physical Background of India
India has a land frontier of 15,200 km. The total length of the coastline of the mainland, Lakshadweep Islands and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands is 7,516.6 km. India shares its border with seven countries- Afghanistan and Pakistan to the North-West, China, Bhutan and Nepal to the North, Myanmar to the far East and Bangladesh to the East. Sri Lanka (from the South-East) and Maldives (from the South-West) are two countries with water borders.
The list of India’s neighbouring countries are:
A total of 9 countries share borders with India. Out of these, 7 countries share land borders and 2 countries share sea borders with India. Bhutan is the smallest neighbouring country of India in terms of land borders.
|Neighbouring Country||Bordering States|
|Afghanistan||Jammu and Kashmir (POK Part)|
|Bangladesh||West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Assam|
|Bhutan||Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Sikkim, and West Bengal|
|China||Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh|
|Myanmar||Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, and Nagaland|
|Nepal||Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttrakhand|
|Pakistan||Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Gujarat, and Rajasthan|
Neighbouring countries of India at a glance:
Border Length- 106 km
Official Languages – Dari, Pashto
Currency – Afghan Afghani.
Border Line – 4096.7 Km
Official Language – Bengali
Currency – Bangladeshi Taka.
Border Line – 699 km
Official Language – Dzongkha
Currency – Ngultrum.
Border Line – 3488 km
Official Language – Mandarin
Currency – Chinese Yuan.
Border Line – 1643 km
Official Language – Burmese
Currency – Burmese Kyat.
Border Line – 1751 km
Official Language – Nepali
Currency – Nepalese Rupee.
Border Line – 3323 km
Official Language – Urdu
Currency – Pakistani Rupee.
8- Sri Lanka
Border Line – Sea Border
Official Language – Sinhala, Tamil
Currency – Sri Lankan Rupee.
Border Line – Sea Border
Official Language – Dhivehi
Currency – Maldivian Rufiyaa.
India has the third-largest international border in the world after China and Russia, and also the most sensitive border of the world that varies from extreme climatic conditions to infiltration.The above-mentioned list of India’s neighbouring countries can be asked in many academic as well as competitive examinations.