Question: Which hemisphere would India belong to?

India lies in the Northern hemisphere, with the mainland extending between latitudes 8°4’N and 37°6’N and longitudes 68°7’E and 97°25’E.

Which hemisphere India belong to Eastern or Western?

c. Northern and Western – The Indian Territory does not extend beyond the equator, so it is in the Northern Hemisphere. Also, since India lies in Asia, which is in the Eastern Hemisphere, so India cannot be in the Western hemisphere.

Where is the Eastern and Western Hemisphere?

The prime meridian, or 0 degrees longitude, and the International Date Line, 180 degrees longitude, divide the Earth into Eastern and Western hemispheres. Many geographers consider the 20 degree west line of longitude and the 160 degree east line of longitude as the Eastern and Western hemispheres.

Why India is called India?

The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early settlers. The Aryan worshippers referred to the river Indus as the Sindhu. … The name ‘Hindustan’ combines Sindhu and Hindu and thus refers to the land of the Hindus. Chess was invented in India.

Is any part of India in the southern hemisphere?

India lies in the Northern hemisphere, with the mainland extending between latitudes 8°4’N and 37°6’N and longitudes 68°7’E and 97°25’E.

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What are the 7 continents and their hemispheres?

The Earth is divided into seven continents: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

  • Africa. ••• Africa is mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere and is almost entirely surrounded by water. …
  • Antarctica. ••• …
  • Asia. ••• …
  • Australia. ••• …
  • Europe. ••• …
  • North America. ••• …
  • South America. •••

Is England in the Western Hemisphere?

England lies in the Northern and Western hemispheres, with a small portion located in the Eastern hemisphere. The Prime Meridian is located at 0 degrees longitude in Greenwich, England and separates the Eastern and Western hemispheres.

Is China in the Eastern Hemisphere?

China is part of the northern and eastern hemispheres, placing the country well above the equator.

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