Facts About India The ancient land of India portrays a landscape of vibrant cultural heritage and spiritual mysticism.
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.
about 65.38%(2004). It increases by 1.5-2% every year.
around 72.8% (2009)
Dr. Manmohan Singh
Jan gana mana written by Rabindranath Tagore
Replica of the Lion Capital of Sarnath
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.
Rupee (One Rupee=100 paise)
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