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brahmam
India

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Dear teachers, Which of the following sentences is right? "The Himalayas are in the north of India" "The Himalayas are on the north of India" Thanks in advance.

24 Feb 2010      



libertybelle
United States

The Himalayas are in the north of India - but I would say
The Himalayas are in northern India.

24 Feb 2010     



mena22
Portugal

I say, "The Himalayas are in the north of India". We would use "on" if it was "on the coast".
Have a nice day.
mena

24 Feb 2010     



libertybelle
United States

or on a mountain or an island.

24 Feb 2010     



colibrita
United Kingdom

or on the border....

24 Feb 2010     



brahmam
India

Thank u.

24 Feb 2010