India: Land area

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 India

Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 2,973,190
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 2,973,190
 Min - Max 2,973,190 - 2,973,190
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1961 to 2021. The average value for India during that period was 2973190 sq. km with a minimum of 2973190 sq. km in 1961 and a maximum of 2973190 sq. km in 1961. The latest value from 2021 is 2973190 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 655985 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
India - Land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
India - Land area - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.


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