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                   India                  

                                        Glance

 

1.        

Capital                  

New Delhi

2.        

Area                     

3.3 Million sq. km

3.        

Latitude                 

6° 44' and 35° 30' north latitude

4.        

Longitude                

68° 7' and 97° 25' east longitude

5.        

Official Language        

Hindi

6.        

Total Recognized Languages

22

7.        

Total Coast Line         

7,516.6 km

8.        

Area covered by Forest   

68 million hectares

9.        

Population               

1,210,193,422

10.    

Male                     

623.7 million

11.    

Female                   

586.4 million

12.    

Population Growth Rate   

1.64 per cent during 2001 2011

13.    

Density of Population    

 370.8/km2

14.    

Sex Ratio                

940

15.    

Literacy Rate            

74.04%

16.    

Male                     

82.14%

17.    

Female                   

65.46%

18.    

State                    

29

19.    

Union Territories         

7

20.    

Largest State            

 Rajasthan

21.    

Smallest State           

Goa

22.    

National Park            

102

23.    

Wildlife Sanctuaries     

441

24.    

Largest City             

Mumbai

25.    

Calling Code             

91

26.    

National Motto            

Satyameva Jayate

27.    

National Song            

 Vande Mataram

28.    

National Anthem          

 Jana Gana Mana

29.    

Highest Point            

 Mount Godwin Austen, 28,251 ft

30.    

Currency                 

Indian Rupee

31.    

Time Zone                 

GMT + 05:30

32.    

Life Expectancy Rate     

 

33.    

Male                     

65.8 years

34.    

Female                   

68.1 years

35.    

Ethnic Groups            

 Australoid, Mongoloid, Europoid, Caucasian, and Negroid

36.    

National Days             

 26th January (Republic Day), 15th August (Independence Day), 2nd October (Gandhi Jayanti; Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday)

37.    

National Bird            

 Indian peacock

38.    

National Flower          

 Lotus

39.    

National Tree            

 Banyan Tree

40.    

National River           

The Ganga

41.    

National Aquatic Animal  

River Dolphin

42.    

National Heritage Animal 

Elephant

43.    

National Animal          

 Tiger

44.    

National Fruit           

Mango

 

   

 

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