Located in the continent of Asia, India covers 2,973,193 square kilometers of land and 314,070 square kilometers of water, making it the 7th largest nation in the world with a total area of 3,287,263 square kilometers.
India became an independent state in 1947, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of India is 1,205,073,612 (2012) and the nation has a density of 405 people per square kilometer.
The currency of India is the Indian Rupee (INR). As well, the people of India are refered to as Indian.
The dialing code for the country is 91 and the top level internet domain for Indian sites is .in.
To learn more, visit our detailed India section.
|Density||405.3 / km2 ( 1,049.8 / mi2 )|
|GDP||2,070,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,718 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||2,973,193 km2 (1,147,956 mi2)|
|Water Area||314,070 km2 (121,263 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Pakistan|
What is the capital of India?
New Delhi is the capital city of India. It has a population of 317,797, and is located on a latitue of 28.64 and longitude of 77.22.
New Delhi is also the political center of India, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About New Delhi, the Capital Of India
|Elevation||212 meters over sea level|
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