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The ancient land of India portrays a landscape of vibrant cultural heritage and spiritual mysticism.
Agriculture in India   Diverse Indian Culture
Few countries in the world have such an ancient and diverse culture as India's.

Stretching back in an unbroken sweep over 5000 years, India's culture has been enriched by successive waves of migration which were absorbed into the Indian way of life.

It is this variety which is a special hallmark of India. Its physical, religious and racial variety is as immense as its linguistic diversity. Underneath this diversity lies the continuity of Indian civilization and social structure from the very earliest times until the present day.

Modern India presents a picture of unity in diversity to which history provides no parallel here is a catalogue of everything Indian. Indian festivals, religions, rituals, artifacts, monuments, costumes, music and dance, language and literature. Come and discover India through different ways.

Indian Economy   Indian Population
India At a Glance
Official Name Bharat (Hindi), Republic of India (English)
Capital New Delhi


1,147,995,904 (July 2008 est.)

Major Religions

Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism
Literacy about 65.38%(2004). It increases by 1.5-2% every year.
around 72.8% (2009)
President Pratibha Patil
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh
National Anthem Jan gana mana written by Rabindranath Tagore
National Emblem Replica of the Lion Capital of Sarnath
Languages India has two National languages (Central administrative). They are English (associate official) and Hindi (in the Devanagiri script). The Indian Constitution also officially recognizes 22 regional languages.
National Currency Rupee (One Rupee=100 paise)
National Flag Horizontal tricolor in equal proportion of deep saffron on the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom. In the center of the white band is a wheel in navy blue color
Indian History
Indian Freedom Fighters
Indian Families
Indian Flag
Business in India
Journey of Indian Republic
Geography of India
National Symbols of India
States and Union Territories
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