1) India lies midway western European states and eastern Asian countries .
2)India has a very long coastline and has numerous ports of much distance due to which trade ships have to pass India!!
1, The Trans Indian ocean routes which connect the countries of Europe in the West and the countries of East Asia.
2, This puts India in the ideal place to establish to be able to trade with West Asia, Africa and Europe from the Western coast and with the Southeast and East Asia from the Eastern coast.
3 The long coastline and the natural harbours.
4 It has given India a distinct climate than the rest of the Asian Continent.