India

[ 1 ] July 13, 2013 |

india-mapIndia

Republic of India

Asia

Geography

Area: 3,166,000 sq km

india-flagA further 121,000 sq km of Kashmir, a contested area, is administered by Pakistan and China. Geographically and politically, India dominates South Asia and the Indian Ocean. There are 28 Union States and 7 Union Territories.

Population: 1,214,464,312 Annual Growth: 1.44%

Capital: Delhi

Urbanites: 30.1%

HDI Rank: 134 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 2,533 (88% unreached)

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Official language: Constitutionally there are 22 official languages. The official language is Hindi (spoken by 40% of the population). English is a subsidiary official language Languages: 456 .

Religion

Largest Religion: Hinduism

Religion   Pop % Ann Gr
Christians 71,011,000 5.84 3.7
Evangelicals 26,290,283 2.2 3.9
Hinduism 902,711,323 74.33  

“Taken from the Operation World website (www.OperationWorld.org), 13 July 2013, Copyright © 2010 by Jason Mandryk.” 

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