Is India on the equator?

Does equator pass through India?

Since India lies completely in the northern hemisphere, the equator cannot pass through India.

How far is India from the equator?

Distance facts

How far is India from the equator and on what hemisphere is it? India is 1,520.05 mi (2,446.29 km) north of the equator, so it is located in the northern hemisphere.

Which country lie on the equator?

The Equator passes through 13 countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati. At least half of these countries rank among the poorest in the world.

Which Indian city is closest to Equator?

The Metropolitan city nearest to the Equator :

  • Chennai.
  • Bombay.
  • Delhi.
  • Calcutta.

In which part of Asia is India located?

Is India a hot or cold country?

Indias climate can be classified as a hot tropical country, except the northern states of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir in the north and Sikkim in the northeastern hills, which have a cooler, more continental influenced climate. In most of India summer is very hot.

Why is India called a subcontinent?

India is a subcontinent located in South of Asian continent. It is considered a subcontinent because it covers an expansive area of land that includes the Himalayan region in the north, the Gangetic Plain as well as the plateau region in the south.

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Where is the hottest place on the equator?

One can think that the hottest place on earth is around the equator, however, the hottest temperature ever recorded was in “Al-Azizyah” which is a town north west of Libya. On the 13th of September 1922, Al-Azizyah temperature was 57.8 °C (136 °F).