India is the largest country in the South Asia Region, located primarily in the center of South Asia. The country shares land borders with Pakistan to the Northwest, China and Nepal to the north, Bhutan to the northeast, and Bangladesh and Myanmar are to the east. Maritime borders in the Indian Ocean exist with Sri Lanka to the south, the Maldives to the southwest and Indonesia to the southeast.
The Republic of India is the seventh largest country in the world by area and, with over a billion people, is second only to China in population.
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