India is with a surface of 3.287.590 square kilometers the seventh-largest state of the earth.
The highest point is the mountain Kangchendzönga, with 8.598 meters height, which rises in direct border to Nepal. The highest mountain which is completely on Indian area is the nanda Devi, with 7.822 meters.
India’s longest and certainly most important river is the Ganges or also called Ganga. The Brahmaputra, which flows through the country in the northeast, unites with the Ganges and forms before the aperture into the gulf of Bengalen an enourmous delta.