What is a subcontinent? Name the countries that constitute the Indian subcontinent. How is India different from other countries of Asia?
The term subcontinent signifies a subdivision of a continent that has a distinct political, geographical, or cultural identity and also a large land mass somewhat smaller than a continent.
The Indian subcontinent consists of India, Bhutan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
India is different from other countries from Asia because it has diversity. India is not a landlocked country and has ocean named after it (Indian Ocean). It has great physical diversity like deserts, mountains, river etc.