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 What is the latitudinal extent of India? How does it influence our lives? Explain giving two


Asked by Arshdeep(Sri Guru Harkrishan Sen Sec Public School Sultanwind Link Road ) , on 14/4/14

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India lies wholly in the northern and eastern hemispheres. The main land of India extends from 8o 4 ' 28 " N to 37o 17 ' 53 " N latitudes and from 68o 7 ' 53 " E to 97o 24 ' 47 " E longitudes. The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of India is approximately the same i.e. 30o. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands extend further southwards and add to the latitudinal extent of India. The southernmost point known as the Indira Point in the Great Nicobar Island is at 6o 45 ' N. The latitudinal extent of India from Kashmir in the north to Kanyakumari in the south is 3,214 km. India 's longitudinal extent from the Rann of Kutch in the west to Arunachal Pradesh in the east is 2,933 km.


Posted by Anuja Kumarion 9/9/10

 why did weimar republic set up in germany after th frist world war become unpopular?give three reasons.

Posted by ribeung...on 18/9/11

weimar republic was set up because of the former german president who was afraid of opponent country 's miltary and after he vanished, some members of the commitee set a new govt cause of the people without control they signed a new govt called weimar republic at the place weimar but people doesn 't support it

Posted by amrithamalan1998...on 20/9/11


 After the defeat of Germany in the war, the German emporer abdicated and Weimar Republic was proclaimed by the national assembly with a federal structure.

  • The Republic could never become popular. The people made this govt. responsible for accepting the humilating treaty of versailles
  • People made this government responsible for the miseries experienced by the people.
  • The Weimer Republic was being made to pay for the sins of the old empire. The
    supporters of the Weimer Republic mainly socialists, Catholics and Democrats
    became easy targets of attack in nationalist circles.
  • Democracy and republican government was yet a new idea, the importance of which
    was not easily comprehended by the common people.

Posted by Nived Mc(Nithyananda Bhavan English Medium School) on 6/10/11

1. The latitudinal extent of india is from 8 degrees 4 minutes N to 37 degrees 6 minutes N.

2. The latitudinal extent of india influences the duration of day and night as one moves from south to north.

3. Kanyakumari is just 8 degrees from equator.As the equator recieves the direct rays of the sun throughout the year, there will be hardly any diffrence between the duration of day and night. Kashmir is farther away from the equator so it will have a diffrence of 4-5 hours between the duration of day and night.

Posted by Manav Patelon 19/9/12

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