The Indian peninsula is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the West,
the Bay of Bengal on the East and the Indian Ocean from the South.
The Sahyadri hills have given rise to the scenic beauty where the
sea and hills meet. This has made Konkan on the western coast a
very rich and fertile land. While on the eastern side, a wider area
stretches between Bay of Bengal and Eastern Ghats, called as the
The Indian peninsula is made up of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka,
Kerala, Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep Islands facing the Arabian Sea
and West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry
and Andaman Nicobar Islands facing Bay of Bengal.
Of all Gujarat has the longest coastline. India is endowed with
several beautiful beaches, dotting its long coastline.