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    India Geograf�a 2000

      Ubicaci�n: Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan

      Cordenadas Geogr�ficas: 20 00 N, 77 00 E

      Referencias en el mapa: Asia

      Area:
      total: 3,287,590 sq km
      land: 2,973,190 sq km
      water: 314,400 sq km

      Area - comparativo: slightly more than one-third the size of the US

      Fronteras:
      total: 14,103 km
      border countries: Bangladesh 4,053 km, Bhutan 605 km, Burma 1,463 km, China 3,380 km, Nepal 1,690 km, Pakistan 2,912 km

      Costa: 7,000 km

      Demandas Mar�timas:
      contiguous zone: 24 nm
      continental shelf: 200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin
      exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
      territorial sea: 12 nm

      Clima: varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north

      Terreno: upland plain (Deccan Plateau) in south, flat to rolling plain along the Ganges, deserts in west, Himalayas in north

      Extremos de Elevaci�n:
      lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
      highest point: Kanchenjunga 8,598 m

      Recursos Naturales: coal (fourth-largest reserves in the world), iron ore, manganese, mica, bauxite, titanium ore, chromite, natural gas, diamonds, petroleum, limestone, arable land

      Uso de Tierras:
      arable land: 56%
      permanent crops: 1%
      permanent pastures: 4%
      forests and woodland: 23%
      other: 16% (1993 est.)

      Tierras Irrigadas: 480,000 sq km (1993 est.)

      Peligros Naturales: droughts, flash floods, severe thunderstorms common; earthquakes

      Ambiente - asuntos actuales: deforestation; soil erosion; overgrazing; desertification; air pollution from industrial effluents and vehicle emissions; water pollution from raw sewage and runoff of agricultural pesticides; tap water is not potable throughout the country; huge and growing population is overstraining natural resources

      Ambiente - acuerdos internacionales:
      party to: Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling
      signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

      Nota - geograf�a: dominates South Asian subcontinent; near important Indian Ocean trade routes

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