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India (Republic of India) is located on the the Indian subcontinent. Borders Pakistan to the west are China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast and Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean is Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and the the Maldives Islands. Offshore are the Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands which share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Wartime History
The British Indian Empire encompassed present day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. During the Pacific War, eastern India was attacked by Japanese Army forces and aircraft.  Many areas of India became staging bases and airfields in support of operations in China and Burma. Mohandas Gandhi's prominence as a statesman began during the war years and his influence lead postwar independence.

National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT)  includes the capital city of New Delhi.
Tripura State  located in eastern India bordering Bangladesh to the north, west and south.
Ajmer State
Bhopal State
Bilaspur State
Bihar State
Uttar Pradesh State
Coorg State
Himachal Pradesh State
Cutch State
Manipur State  located in eastern India near the border with Burma.
Karnataka State located in the southwest of India.
Vindhya Pradesh State
Tripura State  located in northeast India.
Goa State  located on the west coast of India.
Arunachal Pradesh State  located in northeast India.
Assam State  located in northeast India.
West Bengal State  located in northeast India.
Tamil Nadu State  located on the Coromandel coast off the Bay of Bengal.
Union Territories  seven territories that area administrative divisions in India.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands  located to the southeast of the Indian subcontinent.
Bay of Bengal  located to the east of India.

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Last Updated
April 3, 2024


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