India at a Glance

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Capital New Delhi
Currency Indian Rupee ( ₹)
Area 3.3 Million Sq. Km.

(3,287,240 Sq Km)

Latitude 6° 44′ N to 35° 30′ N
Longitude 68° 7′ E to 97° 25′ E
Time Zone GMT (+5:30)
Total recognised Languages 22
Total Coast Line 7516.6 Km
Area Under Forest 68 Million Hectares
Population 1,210,193,422
Male Population 623,724,248 (623.7 Million)
Female Population 586,469,174 (586.4 Million)
Population Growth Rate 1.64%
Density of Population 370.8 per Sq Km
Sex Ratio 940
Highest Sex Ratio in State Kerala (1084)
Lowest Sex Ratio in State Haryana (879)
Highest Sex Ratio in UT Pondicherry (1037)
Lowest Sex Ratio in UT Daman and Diu (618)
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 years) 914
Highest Child sex ratio Mizoram (971)
Loweest Child sex ratio Haryana (830)
Literacy rate 74.04 %
Male Literacy Rate 82.14%
Female Literacy Rate 65.46%
No. of States 29
No. of UTs 7
Largest State (Area wise) Rajasthan ()
Smallest State (Area wise) Goa ()
Highest Population (State) Uttar Pradesh (199,581,477)
Lowest Population (State) Sikkim (607,688)
Highest Population (UT) Delhi
Lowest Population (UT) Lakshadweep
National Park 103
Wildlife Sanctuaries 441
Largest City (Area wise) Mumbai
National Motto Saytameva Jayate
National Song Vande Mataram
National Anthem Jana Gana Mana
Higest Mountain Mount Godwin Austin (29,251 feet)
Life Expectancy Rate
Male 65.8 years
Female 68.1 years
National Days 26 January ( Republic Day)
15 Aug (Independance Day)
2 Oct (Gandhi Jayanti)
National Bird Indian Peacock (Pavo Cristatus)
National Tree Banyan Tree (Ficus Bengalensis)
National Animal Tiger (Panthera Tigris)
National Aquatic Animal River Dolphin (Platanista Gangetica)
National Fruit Mango ( Magnifera Indica)
National River The Gange
National Heritage Animal Elephant
Religions Hindu- 79.80%
Muslim- 14.23%
Christian- 2.30%
Sikh- 1.72%
Buddihst- 0.70%
Jain- 0.37%
Others- 0.66%
Not specified- 0.24%
Data as per census 2011







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