Neighbouring Countries of India

India is located in Southern part of the Asia. It is the second largest Country in the South- East Asia. It is in the Northern Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere of the world. India is the seventh largest country of the world as per the area and second largest in population count. India has very vast geographical area with land border of 15,106.7 Km and also a very lengthy coastline of 7,516.6 Km. Here, we are providing you the list of Neighbouring Countries of India and the states that share border with them. Check the important information about the neighbouring countries that will helps the you to enhance your general knowledge in dealing with the questions related to Geography of India.

Neighbouring countries of India: Overview

India has a land frontier of 15,106.7 km. The total length of the coastline of India is 7,516.6 km.  India shares its border with seven countries namely Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka.

Article Name India and It's Neighboring Countries
Total Neighbouring Countries Of India 9
Neighbouring Countries Of India Afghanisthan, Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Myammar
Total Land Border Of India 15,106.7 k.m.
Toatal Length Of Indian Coastline 7516.6 km
Covers Neighboring Countries Static Gk
Exams Covered All exams
Source Government of India Website
Updated Till May 2020

Neighbouring Countries of India: Capital, Bordering States

Check the capital, border length and bordering states of India with the neighbouring countries in the table below:

Country Capital Border Length Bordering States
Afghanistan Kabul 106 Km Ladakh (PoK)
Bangladesh Dhaka 4096.7 Km West Bengal, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Assam
Bhutan Thimphu 699 Km West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh & Assam
China Beijing 3488 Km Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh
Myanmar Naypyidaw, Yangon 1643 Km Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur
Nepal Kathmandu 1751 Km Bihar, Uttarakhand, UP, Sikkim and West Bengal
Pakistan Islamabad 3323 Km Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat
Sri Lanka Colombo (Commercial), Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (Legislative) Sea Border It is separated to India by Gulf of Mannar
Maldives Male Sea Border It lies in the south-west part of India Ocean below the Lakshadweep Island

Neighbouring countries of India Map

You can check the latest map of India which shows the connected countries with itself (Neighbouring countries of India).

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Neighbouring Countries of India

Check the important details of all the neighbouring countries which are important for any one day exam.

1. Sri lanka

Here we present all the important details of Sri Lanka which are necessary to know every government job aspirant for state and central jobs.

Some Important Fact About Sri Lanka
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Prime Minister Mahindra Rajapaksa
Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya
Official languages Sinhala,Tamil
State/ Provinces 9 states
Capital and largest city Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Currency Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
National Game Volleyball
National Bird Ceylon (Jungle Fowl)
National Fruit Jackfruit
National Tree Ironwood
National Flower Blue water lily
Highest peak Pidurutalagala
Longest river Mahaweli
Religion 70.2% Buddhism, 12.6% Hinduism
Parliament Parliamenthua (225 seats)
Famous festivals Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Vesak, Poson Festival, Kandy Esala Perahera, Kataragama Festival, Vel Festival, Deepavali

2. China

Here we present all the important details of China which are necessary to know every government job aspirant for state and central jobs.

Some Important Fact About China
President  Xi Jinping
Official languages Mandarin
State/ Provinces 26 Provinces
Capital Beijing
Currency Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
National Game Table Tennis
National Bird Red-crowned crane
National Fruit Kiwifruit
National Tree Maidenhair tree
National Flower Blue water lily
National animal Giant Panda
Longest river Yangtze River
Boundaries Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh
Parliament National Assembly (2980 members)
Border McMahon Line

3. Myammar

Here we present all the important details of Myammar which are necessary to know every government job aspirant for state and central jobs.

Some Important Fact About Myammar
President Win Myint
Prime Minister Aung San Suu Kyi
National anthem Kaba Ma Kyei
Official languages Burmese
National animal Tiger
Capital and largest city Naypyidaw
Currency Burmese Kyat
National Game Caneball
National Bird Grey Peacock-Pheasant
National Fruit Padauk
National Tree Green Peafowl
Parliament The House of Representatives (440 seats)
Highest peak Hkakabo Razi
Longest river Irrawaddy River
Famous festivals Thingyan, Kasone, Nayon

4. Afghanistan

Here we present all the important details of Afghanistan which are necessary to know every government job aspirant for state and central jobs.

Some Important Fact About Afghanistan
President  Ashraf Ghani
Parliament Wolesi Jirga (lower House) (250 members)
Official languages Dari and Pashto
State/ Provinces 34 Proviences
Capital and largest city Kabul
Currency Afghan afghani
National Game Buzkashi
National Bird Grey Peacock-the Golden eagle
National Fruit Prunus persica
National Tree Afghan Pine
National animal Snow Leopard
Border Durand Line

5. Bhutan

Check the important details of our neighbour Bhutan which are necessary to know every government job aspirant for state and central jobs.

Some Important Fact About Bhutan
Name of king Druk Gyalpo (Dragon King)
Monarch  Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Prime Minister Lotay Tshering
Upper house National Council
Official languages Dzongkha
State/ Provinces 20 states
Capital and largest city Thimphu
Currency Ngultrum (BTN)
National Animal Takin
National Bird  The Raven
National Game Archery
National Tree Cypress(Tsenden)
National Flower Blue poppy
Religion  77.4% Vajrayana Buddhism, 22.6% Hinduism
Lower house National Assembly (Tshogdu) 55 seats

6. Nepal

Check some of the important details of Nepal which are necessary to know every government job aspirant.

Some Important Fact About Nepal
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli
Official languages Nepali
State/ Provinces 7 Provinces
Capital and largest city Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Currency Nepalese rupee
National Game Volleyball
National Bird Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus)
National Animal Cow
National Tree Ficus religiosa
National Flower Rhododendron
Highest peak Mount Everest
Longest river Karnali
Parliament The National Assembly (275 seats)

7. Bangladesh

You can check some of the important details of Bangladesh which are necessary to know every government job aspirant.

Some Important Fact About Bangladesh
President Abdul Hamid
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Official languages Bengali
State/ Provinces 8 Provinces
Capital Dhaka
Currency Bangladeshi taka
National Game Volleyball
National Bird Oriental Magpie-Robin
National Fruit Jackfruit(kathal)
National Tree Mango Tree
National animal Royal Bengal tiger
Highest peak Keokradong
Longest river Surma
Religion 70.2% Buddhism, 12.6% Hinduism
Parliament Jatiyo Shangsad (Bengali) and House of the Nation(English) (350 Member)
Border Radcliffe Line

8. Pakistan

Some of the important fact about our neighbour Pakistan which are necessary to know every government job aspirant for state and central jobs.

Some Important Fact About Pakistan
President Arif Alvi
Prime Minister Imran Khan
Official languages Urdu, English
State/ Provinces 4 Provinces
Capital Islamabad
Currency Pakistani Rupee
National Game Field Hockey
National Bird Chukar partridge
National Fruit Mango(Summer), Guava (Winter)
National Tree Deodar
National Anthem Quami Taranah
Highest peak K2
Longest river Indus River
Religion Islam
Parliament National Assembly (342 seats)
Border Radcliffe Line

9. Maldives

Here we present all the important details of Maldives which are necessary to know every government job aspirant for state and central jobs.

Some Important Fact About Maldives
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
Parliament People's Majlis
Official languages Dhivehi
State/ Provinces 1 Only
Capital and largest city Male
Currency Maldivian Rufiyaa
National Game Football
National Bird White-breasted Waterhen
National Fruit Coconut
National Tree Coconut Tree
National animal Yellowfin Tuna

Neighbouring Countries of India: FAQs

Q 1. How many neighbouring countries of India?

Ans. There are 9 neighbouring countries of India.

Q 2. Which country have the longest boundary with India?

Ans. Bangladesh have the longest boundary with India.

Q 3. Which country have the shortest boundary with India?

Ans. Afghanistan have the shortest boundary with India.

Q 4. How many states share boundary with China?

Ans. China share boundary with 5 Indian states.

Q 5. How many states share boundary with Bangladesh?

Ans. Bangladesh share boundary with 5 Indian states.