Geography of India

Map of India

India or Bharath, officially the Republic of India lies within the Asian continent. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country (expected to become the most populous within the next two decades). It is the world’s largest democracy.
India has a coastline of over seven thousand kilometres, bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east. India borders Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal and Bhutan to the north-east; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia.
India map
Area 3,287,590 Km2
States 29
Union Territories 7
Districts 640
Population 1,251,695,584
Urban population: 37.7 (in crore)
Rural population: 83.3 (in crore)
Life Expectancy 66 yrs
Birth rate 20.22 births/1,000 population
Death rate 7.4 deaths/1,000 population

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General Information
Religion in India
Hindus 79.80%
Muslims 14.23%
Christians 2.30%
Sikhs 1.72%
Jains 0.37%
Buddhists 0.70%
Indian Statistics
Population Ratio 940 females per 1000 males More Info...
Density of population 382 persons per sq. km More Info...
Most populous state Uttar Pradesh : 166,197,921* Uttar Pradesh 
Area with Highest Literacy Kerala : 93.91% More Info...
Largest State Rajasthan : 342,236 km2 Rajastan 
Largest City Mumbai More Info...
Offical Languages Hindi and English More Info...
Lok Sabha 545 (543 elected + 2 appointed) More Info...
Rajya Sabha 245 (233 elected + 12 nominated) More Info...
State with Most Parliamentary Constituencies Uttar Pradesh : 80 Uttar Pradesh 
Currency Indian Rupee (INR)

 
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