According to this delimitation, the Western Indian Ocean region comprises the following countries (littoral and island states): the Comoros, Djibouti, India, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, the Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Pakistan, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, the United Arab Emirates …
How many states are in the Indian Ocean?
Indian coastline touches nine states— Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and two union territories– Daman and Diu and Puducherry.
Why is an ocean named after India?
The Indian Ocean is named after India because of its strategic location at the head of the ocean from ancient times and its long coastline which is longer than any other country in the Indian Ocean rim.
Which state has no coastline in India?
State such as the Madhya Pradesh, the Jharkhand, and the Chattisgarh, the Himachal and Haryana and Delhi and Sikkim these states don’t have any coastal boundaries.
Which is the smallest island in Indian Ocean?
Solution(By Examveda Team)
The smallest island country in the Indian Ocean is Maldives. It is the smallest country in Asia by size and has one of the most widely distributed territories in the world.
How many oceans touch the Indian mainland?
Notes: The Indian Ocean, which touches the southern tip of the Indian mainland is the only ocean touching the Indian mainland. The other two bodies of water are the Bay of Bengal in the east and the Arabian Sea in the west.