Which of the states has the largest coastline in India?

Which of the given states has the largest coastline in India?

A. Gujrat

B. Maharashtra

C. Andhra Pradesh

D. Odisha

Answer: 

A. Gujrat

  • India’s total coastline length is 7516.6 Kilo Meters. 
  • The coastline area is spread across 9 states, 2 union territories (UTs) and 2 island territories.
  • Following is the list of coastline areas:(Length of coastline (in km))
    • Andaman & Nicobar Islands- 1962.0
    • Gujarat – 1214.7
    • Andhra Pradesh – 973.7
    • Tamil Nadu – 906.9
    • Maharashtra – 652.6
    • Kerala – 569.7
    • Odisha – 476.4
    • Karnataka – 280.0
    • Goa, Daman and Diu – 160.5
    • West Bengal – 157.5
    • Lakshadweep Islands – 132.0
    • Puducherry – 30.6

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