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Northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, bounded on the west and northwest by India, on the north by Bangladesh, and on the east by Myanmar and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India. Wikipedia

  • Bengal

    Geopolitical, cultural and historical region located in South Asia, specifically in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal, of what is now considered as Bangladesh and West Bengal. Made up by the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta system, the largest such formation in the world; along with mountains in its north bordering the Himalayan states of Nepal and Bhutan and east bordering Burma. Wikipedia

  • Geography of India

    India lies on the Indian Plate, the northern part of the Indo-Australian Plate, whose continental crust forms the Indian subcontinent. Situated north of the equator between 8°4' north to 37°6' north latitude and 68°7' east to 97°25' east longitude. Wikipedia

  • South India

    Area encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, Goa as well as the union territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, and Puducherry, comprising 19.31% of India's area . Bounded by the Bay of Bengal in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west and the Indian Ocean in the south. Wikipedia

  • Bangladesh

    Country in South Asia. Eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 164 million people. Wikipedia

  • List of rivers of India

    List of rivers of India, starting in the west and moving along the Indian coast southward, then northward. Tributary rivers are listed hierarchically in upstream order: the lower in the list, the more upstream.. Wikipedia

  • West Bengal

    State in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. Fourth-most populous state and the fourteenth-largest state by area in India. Wikipedia

  • Ganges

    Trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. The 2525 km river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. Wikipedia

  • India

    India (Hindi: Bhārat), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), – "Official name: Republic of India."; – "Official name: Republic of India; Bharat Ganarajya (Hindi)"; Wikipedia

  • Cyclone Mora

    Moderate but deadly tropical cyclone that caused widespread devastation and severe flooding in Sri Lanka, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Northeast India in May 2017. Area of low pressure over the southeastern Bay of Bengal on May 28. Wikipedia

  • East India

    Region of India consisting of the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal and also the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Wikipedia

  • Transport in India

    Transport in India consists of transport by land, water and air. Primary mode of road transport for most Wikipedia

  • Andaman Sea

    Marginal sea of northeastern Indian Ocean bounded by the coastlines of Myanmar and Thailand along the Gulf of Martaban and west side of the Malay Peninsula, and separated from the Bay of Bengal to its west by the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands. Defined by Breueh Island, an island just north of Sumatra, and communicates with the Malacca Strait. Wikipedia

  • Middle kingdoms of India

    The Middle kingdoms of India were the political entities in India from the 3rd century BCE to the 13th century CE. The period begins after the decline of the Maurya Empire and the corresponding rise of the Satavahana dynasty, starting with Simuka, from 230 BCE. Wikipedia

  • Geography of West Bengal

    Diverse, of high peaks of Himalaya in the northern extremes to where Himalayas are in the north and sea is at the south, with both plains and plateaus covering the remaining region. On the eastern bottleneck of India, stretching from the Himalayas in the north to the Bay of Bengal in the south. Wikipedia

  • Sharing the water of the Ganges

    Long-standing issue over the appropriate allocation, and development, of the water resources of the Ganges River, which flows from northern India into Bangladesh. The issue had remained a subject of conflict for almost 35 years, with several bilateral agreements and rounds of talks failing to produce results. Wikipedia

  • Padma River

    Major river in Bangladesh and India (downstream of Giria). Main distributary of the Ganges, flowing generally southeast for 120 km to its confluence with the Meghna River near the Bay of Bengal. Wikipedia

  • Andaman and Nicobar Command

    First and only tri-service theater command of the Indian Armed Forces, based at Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a Union Territory of India. Created in 2001 to safeguard India's strategic interests in Southeast Asia and the Strait of Malacca by increasing rapid deployment of military assets in the region. Wikipedia

  • There are 111 officially notified Inland National Waterways (NWs) in India identified for the purposes of inland water transport, as per The National Waterways Act, 2016. Wikipedia

  • Tamil Nadu

    State in southern India. Chennai. Wikipedia

  • List of major rivers of India

    Important role in the lives of the people. They provide potable water, cheap transportation, electricity, and the livelihood for many people nationwide. Wikipedia

  • 1960 North Indian Ocean cyclone season

    The 1960 North Indian Ocean cyclone season featured two deadly tropical cyclones that killed approximately 20,000 people collectively in East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh). The Indian subcontinent divides the North Indian Ocean into two areas: the Bay of Bengal to the east and the Arabian Sea to the west. Wikipedia

  • Cyclone Amphan

    Powerful and catastrophic tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage in Eastern India, specifically West Bengal, Odisha and in Bangladesh in May 2020. The strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Ganges Delta since Sidr of the 2007 season and the first super cyclonic storm to have formed in the Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha cyclone. Wikipedia

  • Ganges Delta

    River delta in the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, consisting of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. World's largest river delta and it empties into the Bay of Bengal with the combined waters of several river systems, mainly those of the Brahmaputra river and the Ganges river. Wikipedia

  • Tourism in West Bengal

    State in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous. Kolkata. Wikipedia

  • Ganges shark

    Critically endangered species of requiem shark found in the Ganges River (Padma River) and the Brahmaputra River of Bangladesh and India. Often confused with the more common bull shark , which also inhabits the Ganges River and is sometimes incorrectly referred to as the Ganges shark. Wikipedia

  • Nicobar Islands

    Archipelagic island chain in the eastern Indian Ocean. They are located in Southeast Asia, 150 km north of Aceh on Sumatra, and separated from Thailand to the east by the Andaman Sea. Wikipedia

  • Present day Bangladesh, due to its unique geographic location, suffers from devastating tropical cyclones frequently. The funnel-shaped northern portion of the Bay of Bengal amplifies the storm surge of landfalling tropical cyclones, affecting thousands of people. Wikipedia

  • Bengali Hindus

    Ethnic, linguistic and religious population who make up the majority in the Indian states of West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Tripura. In Bangladesh, they form the largest minority. Wikipedia

  • History of India

    About the pre-1947 history of the Indian subcontinent. For post-1947 history, see History of India (1947–present) Wikipedia

  • 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

    Epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Undersea megathrust earthquake that registered a magnitude of 9.1–9.3, reaching a Mercalli intensity up to IX in certain areas. Wikipedia


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  • Myanmar has 1930 km of contiguous coastline along the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea to the southwest and the south, which forms one quarter of its total perimeter.Myanmar-Wikipedia
  • Major Himalayan-origin rivers that substantially flow through India include the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, both of which drain into the Bay of Bengal.India-Wikipedia
  • The Ganges unites with the Jamuna (main channel of the Brahmaputra) and later joins the Meghna, finally flowing into the Bay of Bengal.Bangladesh-Wikipedia
  • Bangladesh shares land borders with India to the west, north, and east, Myanmar to the southeast, and the Bay of Bengal to the south.Bangladesh-Wikipedia
  • Punjab's rainy season begins in the first week of July as monsoon currents generated in the Bay of Bengal bring rain to the region.The monsoon lasts up to mid-September.Punjab, India-Wikipedia
  • Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest.Myanmar-Wikipedia

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