1.  The I.S.T lies 5 ½ hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time and passed through Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh.

2.  India’s longitudinal extent extends from 687’ E to 9725’ E.

3.  The North – South extension of India is 3214 kms whereas the East – West extension is 2993 kms.

4.  Sri Lanka is separated by the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait.

5.  Mount K2 in Jammu and Kashmir is the highest point in India.

6.  The largest lake and the longest river in India are Chilka and Ganga-Bramhaputra respectively.

7.   Siachen glacier is the northernmost point and Kanyakumari is southernmost point.

8.  The coldest place in India is Drass (western Ladakh).

9.  Politically India is bordered by China, Bhutan, Nepalin the north.

10.  The Mc. Mohan line forms the boundary between India and China.

11.  The territorial waters of India extend as much as 12 nautical miles into the sea.

12.  The total land area of Goa state is 3702sq.kms   .

13.   Panaji  is the capital of Goa.

14.   Sonsogad  is the highest point in Goa.

15.   Goa has more than ninety  riverine islands.

16.  The total navigable length of Goa’s rivers is   253kms.