[Geography] Our Country India | NCERTou Class 6 Chapter 7 | Notes + Solutions + Quiz


Class 6 Chapter 7 Our Country India NCERT Notes + MCQ

This is the second last chapter of Class VI NCERT- 

  1. The Earth in the Solar System
  2. Globe: Latitudes and Longitude
  3. The Motions of the Earth: Rotation and Revolution
  4. Maps
  5. Major Domains of The Earth
  6. Major Landforms of the Earth
  • India is geographically diverse. India has –
    1. the lofty Himalayas in the north
    2. the Arabian Sea in the west
    3. the Bay of Bengal in the East
    4. the Indian ocean in the south.
  • Area: About 3.28 million square kilometres.
  • the north to south extent ~ 3200 km
  • the east-west extent ~ 2900 kilometre.
  • India is the second-most populous country
  • Tropic of Cancer divides India into two parts
  • India is located in the Northern hemisphere.
  • Seven countries share a land boundary with India
  • Sri Lanka is separated from India by the Palk Strait.
  • there are 29 states and 7 union territories. This number will change to 9 after recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • the states have been formed mainly on the basis of languages.
  • Rajasthan is the largest state and Goa is the smallest state in terms of area

Physical Division of India – NCERT Notes


  • The Himalayan Mountains
    1. The Greater Himalayas: Himadri + Highest peaks
    2. The Middle Himalayas: Himachal + popular hill stations. 
    3. The Lesser Himalayas: Shiwaliks 
  • The Northern Plains
    1. Indus Plain: Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana 
    2. Gangetic Plain: UP, Bihar, West Bengal
    3. Brahmaputra Plain: Assam, Bangladesh
    4. Sundarban Delta: Triangular in shape
  • The Peninsular Plateau
    1. Western Ghats: Continuous 
    2. Eastern Ghats: Broken. Godavari + Krishna + Cavery
    3. The Aravalis: Oldest
    4. Vindhyan Range: Block Mountain
    5. Satpura Range: Block Mountain
  • The Coastal Plains
    1. Eastern Coastal Plain: Godavari + Krishna + Cauvery delta
    2. Western Coastal Plain: Narrower.
  • The Islands
    1. Lakshadweep Islands: Coral islands
    2. Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Archipelago 

Q. Which of the following rivers does not drain into the Arabian Sea?

  1. Sabarmati
  2. Tungabhadra
  3. Mandovi
  4. Narmada

Q. Which of the following mountain range is a dividing line between the Gangetic Plain and the Deccan Plateau?

  1. Aravalli
  2. Vindhya
  3. Satpura
  4. Amarkantak Plateau

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