What is India’s place in the world in terms of area?


India is the world's 7th largest country in terms of area, covering 3,287,263 sq. km. It is the second-most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world, with a population distribution that has a very high density throughout most of the country. India is ranked 5th on a list of countries and their dependent territories by total area. Maharashtra is India’s third largest state by land area at 307,713 sq km.