Saturday, September 26, 2009

List of Biosphere Reserves and their location.

1. Nilgiri - Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka

2. Nanda Devi - Uttar Pradesh (part of Chamoli, Pithorgarh and Almora districts and Meghalaya ( part of Garo hills)

3. Nokrek - Meghalaya

4. Manas - Assam

5. Sunderbans - West Bengal

6. Gulf of Mannar - Tamil Nadu

7. Great Nicobar - (A & N Islands)

8. Simlipal - Orissa

9. Dibru-Saikhowa - Assam

10. Dihang Dibang - Arunachal Pradesh

11. Kanchenchunga - Sikkim

12. Pachmarhi - Madhya Pradesh

13. Agasthyamalai - Kerala

14. Achanakamar -Amarkantak- Parts of MP and parts of Chattisgarh



Length of important rivers (in km):

Indus - 2900

Brahmaputra - 2900

Ganga - 2510

Godavari - 1450

Narmada - 1290

Krishna - 1290

Mahanadi - 890

Kaveri - 760



West flowing small rivers of India:

Sabarmati, Mahi, Dhandhar, Kalinadi, Sharavathi, Bharathapuzha, Periyar

East flowing small rivers of India:

Subarnarekha, Baitarni, Brahmani, Penner, Palar

Agriculture - Crop Seasons:

India has two crop seasons.

a) Kharif: Rice, Jowar, Bajra, Ragi, Maize, Cotton, Jute

Sowing: June/July

Harvest: September/October

b)Rabi: Wheat, Barley, Peas, Rapeseed, Mustard, Gram.

Sowing: October/December

Harvest: April/May



Facts about India

Least populous district: Yanam

Most literate district: Aizawl

Least literate State: Bihar - 47%

Most densely populated State: West Bengal

Most literate State: Kerala

Largest State (areawise): Rajasthan

Smallest State: Goa

Most populous State: UP

Least populous State: Sikkim

Southern most point: Indira Point

Maximum North-South distance: 3214 km

Maximum East-West distance: 2933 km

Golden quadrilateral connecting 4 metros: distance: 5846 km

Major Ports on coastline: 12

in reference to:

"List of Biosphere Reserves and their
location.
1. Nilgiri - Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka
2. Nanda Devi - Uttar Pradesh (part of Chamoli, Pithorgarh and Almora
districts and Meghalaya ( part of Garo hills)
3. Nokrek - Meghalaya 
4. Manas - Assam
5. Sunderbans - West Bengal
6. Gulf of Mannar - Tamil Nadu
7. Great Nicobar - (A & N Islands)
8. Simlipal - Orissa
9. Dibru-Saikhowa - Assam
10. Dihang Dibang - Arunachal Pradesh
11. Kanchenchunga - Sikkim
12. Pachmarhi - Madhya Pradesh
13. Agasthyamalai - Kerala
14. Achanakamar -Amarkantak- Parts of MP and parts of Chattisgarh
 
Length of important rivers (in km):
Indus - 2900
Brahmaputra - 2900
Ganga - 2510
Godavari - 1450
Narmada - 1290
Krishna - 1290
Mahanadi - 890
Kaveri - 760
 
West flowing small rivers of India:
Sabarmati, Mahi, Dhandhar, Kalinadi, Sharavathi, Bharathapuzha, Periyar
East flowing small rivers of India:
Subarnarekha, Baitarni, Brahmani, Penner, Palar 
Agriculture - Crop Seasons:
India has two crop seasons.
a) Kharif: Rice, Jowar, Bajra, Ragi, Maize, Cotton, Jute
Sowing: June/July
Harvest: September/October
b)Rabi: Wheat, Barley, Peas, Rapeseed, Mustard, Gram.
Sowing: October/December
Harvest: April/May
 
Facts about India
Least populous district: Yanam
Most literate district: Aizawl
Least literate State: Bihar - 47%
Most densely populated State: West Bengal
Most literate State: Kerala
Largest State (areawise): Rajasthan
Smallest State: Goa
Most populous State: UP
Least populous State: Sikkim
Southern most point: Indira Point
Maximum North-South distance: 3214 km
Maximum East-West distance: 2933 km
Golden quadrilateral connecting 4 metros: distance: 5846 km
Major Ports on coastline: 12"
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