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India

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India

Flag of India

Official languages
Capital
Hindi, English
New Delhi
Area
Government
3,287,590 km2
Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Population
Religion
1,210,193,422
Hinduism, Islam
Time zone
Currency
IST (UTC+05:30)
Indian rupee
Demonym Indian

India is a country in Asia. It is the second-most populous country of the world.

Borders[edit | edit source]

India is bordered with the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Buthan, Nepal, China, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Arabian Sea


Population[edit | edit source]

India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population


Flag[edit | edit source]

The Indian flag is also called Tiranga. It consists of three horizontal bands, of equal size: saffron in color at the top (courage), white in the middle (peace) which has in the middle the Ashoka Chakra blue with 24 rays, and green (prosperity) the bottom one.


Climate[edit | edit source]

The Climate of India is based on the Köppen system, India hosts six major climatic subtypes, ranging from arid desert in the west, alpine tundra and glaciers in the north, and humid tropical regions supporting rainforests in the southwest and the island territories. Many regions have starkly different microclimates.


Gange[edit | edit source]

Is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh. The river rises in the eastern Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India. It is the third largest river in the world by discharge. It is also called Ganga

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