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poem
08-27-2008, 01:01 PM
Population 1027 million (2001 Census)

Area 3.3 million square kilometers

Geographical location Lies between latitudes 8 4' and 37 6 ' north and longitudes 68 7 ' and 97 25' east

Coastline length 7,600 km

Languages 17 major languages, 844 dialects

Major religions Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism

National anthem Jan gana mana written by Rabindranath Tagore

National emblem Replica of the Lion Capital of Sarnath

National flag Horizontal tricolor in equal proportion of deep saffron on the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom. In the center of the white band is a wheel in navy blue colour.

National animal Tiger, Panthera tigris

National bird Peacock

National flower Lotus

National tree Banyan

National fruit Mango

National currency Rupees (One Rupees=100 paise)


Political structure
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India Sovereign, Socialist, Secular,Democratic Republic

The Indian Union 28 States and seven centrally administered Union Territories

Form of government Parliamentary, based on universal adult franchise

Legislature Parliament, consists of President and the two Houses, known as Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and Lok Sabha (House of the People )

Executive Consists of President, Vice-President and Council of Ministers led by the Prime Minister

Judiciary` Independent of executive

sheetal17
09-08-2008, 04:47 PM
hey bani,
It's good to see u have very good knowledge of india
i'm also able to know something knew which i don't know before like
coastline length,geographical location,and national tree.
thank's

oceans_eleven
09-11-2008, 01:20 AM
hey bani,
It's good to see u have very good knowledge of india
i'm also able to know something knew which i don't know before like
coastline length,geographical location,and national tree.
thank's

Check the wikipedia page on India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India