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INDIA AT A GLANCE

General Information

 

Population   846 million (1991 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 (Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism) , Islam, Christianity.
National anthem  Jan gana mana written by  Rabindranath Tagore.

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National emblem  Replica of the Lion Capital of Sarnath.

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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.   

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National animal  

Tiger, Panthera tigris.

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National bird  

Peacock  

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National flower  

Lotus   

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National tree  

Banyan   

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National fruit  

Mango  

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National currency  

Rupees (One Rupees=100 paise)

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