Facts About India: Changing perceptions

There is a lot of demand for facts about India on the web and rightly so. India is one of the most fascinating countries in the world and makes even the most uninteresting topics such as 'Gross National GDP' seem fascinating!

I have compiled the most up to date and relevant facts regarding India. Just follow the links for short and sharp, detailed information on things such as the Economy, geography and transportation 

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The Geography of India is an ever changing geological wonder as the Indian subcontinent continues to drive its way north into Asia resulting in Earthquakes such as those experienced in by Nepal and India in spring 2015. India's history and identity has been largely shaped by how people get around meaning that this page on Transportation facts far more interesting than it sounds. With one of the largest populations in the world, the Population of India is one of the most diverse and fascinating in the world. Take a look at the The Indian Flag and understand why Indian's around the world are so proud to hold it high. Despite Poverty in Indian being some of the worst in the world there is hope for the future but with an exploding population the challenge is daunting. As India leads the way in driving global markets and its middle class surges, the Indian Currency is headed for a world of change. While you are here you may want to take a look at some maps of India.

For more general India facts follow this page for Indian General knowledge or scroll down for some fast facts.

fast facts about India

Population 1.3 Billion (2008)
Area 3.3 million square kilometers
Coastline length 7,600 km
Languages 17 major languages, 844 dialects
Major religions Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism
National anthem Jan gana mana
National flag Horizontal tricolor in equal proportions of Orange (top), White (middle) and green (bottom). Navy blue wheel in centre.
National animal Tiger
National bird Peacock
National flower Lotus
National tree Banyan
National fruit Mango
National currency Rupee (1 rupee = 100Paise

If you are looking for more in depth information about India in general follow this page for more India Information. Alternatively you may want to head over to the India wikipedia page

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