India is the seventh largest country in the world and lies on the Indian Plate, the northern portion of the Indo-Australian Plate. To the north it borders six countries, Bangladesh, China, Pakistan, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan. To the south, India is boarded by the Indian Ocean.
India can be divided into five regions.
The Indian climate ranges from desert in the west to glacial in the north and through to sub-tropical in the south west.
India is a country rich in minerals, diamonds, thorium, coal and iron ore as well as possessing oil and natural gas reserves.