Saturday, March 16, 2013


Nationality of its inhabitants: Indians

Languages: Hindi and English are the two official languages
Political system: Republic

Population: 1.160 millions
Capital city:  New Delhi

India, officially the Republic of India (Bharat Ganrajya), is a country in South Asia. It is the Seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with Pakistan  to the west;China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; in addition, India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
Indian cultural history spans more than 4,500 years. During the Verid Period (c. 1700–500 BCE), the foundations of Hindu philosophy, mythology, and literature were laid, and many beliefs and practices which still exist today, such as dharma, karma, yoga, and moksa, were established. India is notable for its religious diversity, with Hinduism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity, and Jainism among the nation's major religions. The predominant religion, Hinduism, has been shaped by various historical schools of thought, including those of the  Upanishads, the  Yoga sutras, the Bhakti movement, and by Buddhist philosophy.
Typical dishes. 
The Raita is a cold sauce that is typical of the cuisine of India.
The Lassi is an exotic drink
Famous People:

Aishwarya Rai, is an actress, she appears in films like The Last Legion (Mira)

Mahatma Ghandi, he was a lawyer, thinker, and politician.

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