Things About India

Capital: New Delhi
Population: 1.20 billion people
Religion: 81.5% Hindu, 12% Muslim, 2.5% Christian, Sikh 2% other including Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Tribal Religions 2%.
Languages: Hindi(Official), English, Bengali, Telgu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri,Sind and Sanskrit.
Time: GMT + 5hrs 30 mins

Information about India

The subcontinent of India lies in south Asia, shares border with Pakistan, China and Nepal. To the north it is bordered by the world's highest mountain chain, where foothill valleys cover the northernmost of the country's 26 states. Further south, plateaus, tropical rain forests and sandy deserts are bordered by palm fringed beaches.

Indian people and culture

Indian culture is very diverse due to the coexistence of countless religions, languages, customs, cuisine, music, dance and architecture that left over a great impact across the world differ from place to place within the country. When it comes to the Indian people also differ from place to place within the country. Even though, people of India can easily be identified by their features. Local culture is visibly shaped by the faith Buddhism as well as by the harsh terrain. Yet another facet of Indian culture is observed in the colorful tribal lifestyles of the north eastern states of Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur with their folk culture.

The subcontinent of India lies in south Asia, between Pakistan, China and Nepal. To the north it is bordered by the world's highest mountain chain, where foothill valleys cover the northernmost of the country's 26 states. Further south, plateaus, tropical rain forests and sandy deserts are bordered by palm fringed beaches.

Side by side with the country's staggering topographical variations is its cultural diversity, the result of the coexistence of a number of religions as well as local tradition. Thus, the towering temples of south India, easily identifiable by their ornately sculptured surface, are associated with a great many crafts and performing arts of the region.

India's history goes back to 3,200 BC when Hinduism was first founded. Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism. Judaism. Zoroastrianism, Christianity and Islam all exist within the country today. As a consequence of India's size, the history of the country has seldom been the same for two adjoining territories, and its great natural wealth has lured a succession of traders and foreign influences to it, each having left their imprint in the country, however faint or localized. Thus, Chinese fishing nets in Kerala are a throwback to that country's ancient maritime trade, while in the north, terra-cotta figurines of the centuries BC bear distinctly Greek traces.

Different Parts of India

India has 29 states and seven union territories and one national capital region. Though Hindi is an official national language but it is widely spoken in North India only. However, every state has its own different language to communicate and dialects are thousands in India.

It offers great variations over tourism attractions from Jammu & Kashmir in North India to the southern state of Tamil Nadu. In the desert of Kutch, Gujarat, on the other hand, a scattering of villages pit themselves against the awesome forces of nature, resulting in Spartan lifestyles made vibrant by a profusion of jewelry and ornamental embroidery used to adorn apparel and household linen. In the extreme north is the high altitude desert of Ladakh. In the central Indian states of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh tribal village life has resulted in a variety of artistically executed handicrafts.

North Indian states of India such as Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh's mountains provide Heli skiing, river running, mountaineering and trekking. Goa and Kerala in the southern India’s beaches provide lazy sunbathing as well as wind surfing and snorkeling, and its jungles provide shooting wildlife with a camera.

Modern India is home alike to the tribal with his anachronistic lifestyle and to the sophisticated urban jet-setter. It is a land where temple elephants exist amicably with the microchip. Its ancient monuments are the backdrop for the world's largest democracy where atomic energy is generated and industrial development has brought the country within the world's top ten nations. Today, fishermen along the country's coastline fashion simple fishing boats in a centuries old tradition while, a few miles away. Motor vehicles glide off conveyor belts in state-of-the-art factories.


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