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India's Quick Facts

Land Area 2,973,193 km2
Water Area 314,070 km2
Total Area 3,287,263 km2
Population 1,266,883,598
Population Density 385.39 / km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $8.72 Trillion
GDP Per Capita $6,700
Currency Rupee (INR)
Largest Cities
  • Delhi (30,290,936)
  • Mumbai (Bombay) (20,411,274)
  • Kolkata (Calcutta) (14,850,066)
  • Bangalore (12,326,532)
  • Chennai (Madras) (10,971,108)
  • Hyderabad (10,004,144)
  • Ahmadabad (8,059,441)
  • Surat (7,184,590)
  • Pune (Poona) (6,629,347)
  • Jaipur (3,909,333)
  • Animal: Bengal Tiger
  • Bird: Indian Peacock
  • Coat of Arms:

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  • Coat of Arms: India's coat of arms contains four Indian lions (symbolizing royalty and pride) standing on a wheel, known as the Ashoka Chakra (which represents truth and honesty).

    Written in Sanskrit is the verse Satyamev Jayate, a revered saying in the ancient language, which translates to, "Only (the one who speaks) the truth will win or wins."
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  • Flower: Lotus
  • Fruit: Mango
  • Heritage Animal: Indian Elephant
  • Icon: Gray Langur
  • Marine Mammal: Gangetic dolphin
  • Motto: "Satyameva Jayate" ("Truth Alone Triumphs")
  • Reptile: King Cobra
  • Sport: Field Hockey
  • Tree: Indian banyan tree

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