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India Facts
LocationSouthern Asia, with its western border facing the Arabian Sea and the eastern border facing the Bay of Bengal
Border CountriesBangladesh 4,053 km, Bhutan 605 km, Burma 1,463 km, China 3,380 km, Nepal 1,690 km, Pakistan 2,912 km
Geographic Co-ordinates20 00 N, 77 00 E
Total Area3,287,590 sq km, Land Mass: 2,973,190 sq km, Water: 314,400 sq km
Lowest PointIndian Ocean 0 m, Highest elevation: Mt. Everest 8,598 m<
Natural ResourcesCoal (fourth-largest reserves in the world), iron ore, manganese, mica, bauxite, titanium ore, chromite, natural gas, diamonds, petroleum, limestone, arable land
Languages SpokenHindi (official language), English (business language)
Other Languages: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

Indian Presidents

NameFromTo
Mr Pranab MukherjeeJul 2012till date
Mrs Pratibha PatilJul 2007Jul 2012
Dr A.P.J.Abdul KalamJul 2002Jul 2007
Mr K R NarayananJul 1997Jul 2002
Dr S.D. SharmaJul 1992Jul 1997
Mr R. VenkataramanJul 1987Jul 1992
Mr Giani Zail SinghJul 1982Jul 1987
Mr Neelam Sanjiva ReddyJul 1977Jul 1982
Mr Fakhruddin Ali AhmedAug 1974Feb 1977
Mr Varahagiri Venkata GiriAug 1969Aug 1974
Dr Zakir HussainMay 1967Aug 1969
Dr S. RadhakrishnanMay 1962May 1967
Dr Rajendra PrasadJan 1950May 1962

Indian Prime Ministers

NameFromTo
Mr Narendra ModiMay 2014Till Date
Dr Manmohan SinghMay 2004May 2014
Mr Atal Behari VajpayeeMar 1998May 2004
Mr Inder Kumar GujralApr 1997Mar 1998
Mr H. D. Deve GowdaJun 1996Apr 1997
Mr Atal Behari VajpayeeMay 1996Jun 1996
Mr P.V. Narasimha RaoJun 1991May 1996
Mr Chandra ShekharNov 1990Jun 1991
Mr Vishwanath Pratap SinghDec 1989Nov 1990
Mr Rajiv GandhiOct 1984Dec 1989
Mrs Indira GandhiJan 1980Oct 1984
Mr Charan SinghJul 1979Jan 1980
Mr Morarji DesaiMar 1977Jul 1979
Mrs Indira GandhiJan 1966Mar 1977
Mr Lal Bahadur ShastriJun 1964Jan 1966
Mr Jawaharlal NehruAug 1947May 1964