CBSE Class 9 Geography Chapter 1 Notes - Size and Location

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India is a large country and one of the modern civilisations in the world. India has achieved remarkable growth in the last five decades. Indian Economy is mainly dependent on agriculture. However, the Indian economy has been growing not only in the agriculture sector but also in the industrial and technology sector.


In the India Size and Location notes, the main points of this chapter are thoroughly discussed. Chapter 1 describes the size, location, and neighbours of India. Apart from that, this chapter also compared India with other countries of the world in regards to its size and location.

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Q1. Why does the Sun Rise Two Hours Earlier in Arunachal Pradesh than Gujarat?

Ans: There is a time difference of two hours between Gujarat and Arunachal Pradesh. But, the time along the Standard Meridian of India passing through Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh is considered as the standard time in the whole country.


The latitudinal extent of India has direct influence on the duration of the day and night in the country. As a result, the sun rises two hours earlier in Arunachal Pradesh than Gujarat and the watches show the same time in both of the places.

Q2. How is the Location of India in Asia?

Ans: India is located in central Asia. Our country has such a fine strategic location due to the trans-Indian Ocean routes. The Indian Ocean connects the European countries with the countries of East Asia. The Deccan Peninsula helps India to connect with West Asia. It is because of this reason; this ocean is named the Indian Ocean.