India is a diamond-shaped country in South Asia, and is the seventh largest country in the world by total area, spanning a total area of 1,269,219 sq. mi (3,287,263 sq. km). From the high rising snow-capped mountains of the far north to the stunning white sand beaches of the deep south, India's dramatic and varied terrain is breathtaking. Unsurprising then that since Since Hailey National Park was first established in 1936, India has gone on to designate a further 165 national parks throughout the country to safeguard important areas of the country.
Capital city: New Delhi Highest Point: Kanchenjunga (28,209ft / 8598m) Lowest Point: Indian Ocean (0ft / 0m) Land Area: 1,078,457 sq. mi (2,973,193 sq. km) Water Area: 121,263 sq. mi (314,070 sq. km) Total Area: 1,269,219 sq. mi (3,287,263 sq. km) Coastline: 4350 miles (7000 km) Bordering countries (6) Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, Pakistan