Welcome to India!

The Bharat Ganrajya (Republic of India) or India, have many different geography, people, cultures, and customs. Thus, it is often called a subcontinent. India is the 7th largest and the most populated country in the world. It is located in Asia and borders 7 countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Facts

Climate: Tropical

Population: 1.4 billion people

Capital: New Delhi

Government: Democracy

Regions: 28 states and 8 union territories

Languages: 22 official languages, < 50% Hindi

Religion: 81% Hindus

Currency: Indian Rupee

Economy: World's largest producer of milk, pulses and Jute

National Anthem: "Jana Gana Mana" (Thou Art the Ruler of All Minds)

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History

  • 7,000 BCE - first Indian settlements  
  • 16th - 17 th century - Europeans arrive
  • 1600 - British East India Co. gets trading rights
  • 18 th - 19 th century - Europeans attacks
  • 1757 - British East India Company rule
  • 1857 - Indians rebels against British  
  • 1858 - 1947 - British gov. establishes British Raj
  • 1947 - Gains independence from British
  • 1948 - Britain divides India into India + Pakistan
  • 1971 - Bangladesh forms

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