India at a Glance

By | April 24, 2020

Our nation’s Republic of India is situated in South Asia. It is the seventh-biggest nation by region. It is additionally the second-most crowded nation on the planet with in excess of 133 crores of the populace. It is situated in South Asia and was formally announced as the Republic of India after its freedom from British Ruler. It is encompassed by seas from three sides, for example, the Bay of Bengal in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west, and the Indian Ocean in the South. Individuals of numerous religions, positions, societies, and customs live respectively with solidarity.

• Capital ……………………….. New Delhi

• Area …………………. 3.3 Million sq. km

• Latitude ……………….. 6° 44′ and 35° 30′ north latitude

• Longitude ……………. 68° 7′ and 97° 25′ east longitude

• Official Language …………… Hindi

• Total Recognized Languages……………. 22

• Total Coast Line …………………….. 7,516.6 km

• Area covered by Forest …………….. 68 million hectares

• Population …………………………. 1,210,193,422

  • Male …………………………. 623.7 million
  • Female ……………………… 586.4 million

• Population Growth Rate …………. 1.64% during 2001-2011

• Density of Population ……………. 370.8/km2

• Sex Ratio ……………………… 940

• Literacy Rate ………………………… 74.04%

  • Male…………………………. 82.14%
  • Female …………………….. 65.46%

• State ……………………………. 28

• Union Territories ………………. 9

• Largest State ……………………. Rajasthan

• Smallest State ……………….. Goa

• National Park ………………… 103

• Wildlife Sanctuaries …………. 441

• Largest City ……………………. Mumbai

• Calling Code ………………… +91

• National Motto ……………. Satyameva Jayate

• National Song ……………….. Vande Mataram

• National Anthem ……………. Jana Gana Mana

• Highest Point …………. Mount Godwin-Austen, 28,251 ft

• Currency ………………… Indian Rupee

• Time Zone ……………….. GMT + 05:30

• Life Expectancy Rate

  • Male ………………………… 65.8 years
  • Female …………………….. 68.1 years

• Ethnic Groups …………. Australoid, Mongoloid, Europoid, Caucasian, & Negroid

• National Bird ………….. Indian Peacock

• National Flower ……………… Lotus

• National Aquatic Animal …………. River Dolphin

• National Heritage Animal ……….. Elephant

• National Animal …………………. Tiger

• National Tree ………………….. Banyan Tree

• National River ………………… The Ganga

• National Fruit ………………… Mango

• National Vegetables ……………. Pumpkin

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