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FACTS ABOUT AREA

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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 FACTS ABOUT AREA

 

                   PARAMETER                           DETAILS

 

Total Area of the Country              2, 87, 263 Sq. Km.

 

 

Percentage of World Area            2.42 % (7th Place) 

 

 

Area Under Forests and Trees     7, 82, 871 Sq. Km

                                                       (23.81 % of the total area)

 

 

Area Under Agriculture                  141.23 million hectare

                                                         (43% of Total Area)

 

 

Irrigated Agricultural Area              40% of the total under

                                                         cultivation

 

 

Rain-Irrigated Agricultural Area     60% of the total under

                                                         cultivation

 

 

Largest State (Area wise)              Rajasthan

 

 

Smallest State (Area wise)            Goa

 

 

Boundary with of maximum states  Uttar Pradesh

 

(Touches boundaries of 8 States ‑ Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, M.P., Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar) 

 

 



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