India

India, the largest country in , has many of the world's highest mountains, most populated cities, and longest rivers. India's heritage and culture is a rich amalgam of the past and present.

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, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in India and the capital of the state . Photo: Anunandusg, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is India's capital and seat of government. It forms the National Capital Territory of , rather than being part of a state. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

comprises five major states in peninsular India and two island groups – in the Arabian Sea off the west coast of India and in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a state in that stretches from in the north to in the south. Photo: Pri2pais, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The of India are considered to be the country's heartland. Photo: jeminichronicles, CC BY-SA 2.0.

comprises three large states, one small state and one small union territory. Photo: Cj.samson, GFDL.

is a mostly rural region stretching from in the southern Himalayas to the… Photo: Vinay nihal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The region comprises the two states and two union territories of India situated at the northernmost mountain: , , and . Photo: Naresh Chandra, CC BY-SA 4.0.

consists of seven small states that are surrounded by , and , and almost cut off from the rest of India by . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

India

Latitude of center
21.5° or 21° 30' north
Longitude of center
78.9° or 78° 54' east
Population
1,150,000,000
Elevation
686 metres (2,251 feet)
Capital
New Delhi
Area
3,287,590 km² (1,269,346 miles²)
Currency
Rupee (INR)
Phone code
91
Internet domain
.in
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424314145
Geo­Names ID
1269750
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: India
  • Abkhazian: Lhend
  • Achinese: India
  • Adyghe: Индие
  • Afar: Hindistan
  • Afar: India
  • Afrikaans: Indië
  • Akan: India
  • Albanian: Indi
  • Albanian: India
  • Amharic: ህንድ
  • Arabic: India
  • Arabic: الهند
  • Aragonese: India
  • Armenian: Հնդկաստան
  • Arpitan: Enda
  • Arpitan: Ende
  • Assamese: ইণ্ডিয়া
  • Assamese: ভারত
  • Assamese: ভাৰত
  • Assamese: ভাৰতবৰ্ষ
  • Assamese: হিন্দুস্তান
  • Asturian: India
  • Atayal: India
  • Atikamekw: Inda
  • Avaric: Barata
  • Avaric: India
  • Avaric: Гьиндустан
  • Avaric: Хиндистан
  • Awadhi: भारत
  • Aymara: India
  • Aymara: Indya
  • Azerbaijani: Hindistan
  • Balinese: India
  • Bambara: India
  • Bambara: Ɛndujamana
  • Banjar: India
  • Bashkir: India
  • Bashkir: Һиндостан
  • Basque: India
  • Bavarian: Indien
  • Belarusian: Індыя
  • Bengali: ইন্ডিয়া
  • Bengali: ভারত
  • Bengali: ভারত গণরাজ্য
  • Bengali: ভারতবর্ষ
  • Bengali: ভারতীয়
  • Bengali: ভারতীয় প্রজাতন্ত্র
  • Bengali: ভারতীয় রাজ্যসংঘ
  • Bhojpuri: भारत
  • Bishnupriya: ভারত
  • Bislama: India
  • Bosnian: Indija
  • Brahui: Inđíá
  • Breton: India
  • Buginese: India
  • Bulgarian: Индия
  • Burmese: India
  • Burmese: အိန္ဒိယ
  • Burmese: အိန္ဒိယနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: República de l'Índia
  • Catalan: Índia
  • Cebuano: Indiya
  • Cebuano: Indya
  • Central Bikol: Indya
  • Central Kurdish: کۆماری ھیندستان
  • Central Kurdish: ھیند
  • Central Kurdish: ھیندستان
  • Chamorro: India
  • Chavacano: India
  • Chechen: India
  • Chechen: Инди
  • Chechen: ХӀинди
  • Cherokee: India
  • Cherokee: ᎢᏂᏗᎢᎠ
  • Cherokee: ᎢᏅᏗᎾ
  • Cheyenne: India
  • Chinese: Yìndù
  • Chinese: Ìn-tō͘
  • Chinese:
  • Chinese: 印度
  • Chinese: 印度共和国
  • Chinese: 印度共和國
  • Chinese: 天竺
  • Choctaw: India
  • Chuvash: Инди
  • Cornish: Eynda
  • Corsican: India
  • Cree: India
  • Cree: ᙜᓃ
  • Creek: India
  • Crimean Tatar: İndistan
  • Croatian: Indija
  • Czech: Indická republika
  • Czech: Indie
  • Danish: Indien
  • Dhivehi: ހިންދުސްތާން
  • Dhivehi: އިންޑިޔާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Hindıstan
  • Dinka: Indiɛn
  • Dotyali: भारत
  • Dutch: Bharat
  • Dutch: Bharatvarsh
  • Dutch: Hindustan
  • Dutch: IN
  • Dutch: IND
  • Dutch: India
  • Dutch: Republiek India
  • Dzongkha: India
  • Dzongkha: རྒྱ་གར
  • Dzongkha: རྒྱ་གར་
  • Eastern Mari: Индий
  • Egyptian Arabic: الهند
  • English: Aryavratt
  • English: Bharat
  • English: Bharatvarsh
  • English: Hindustan
  • English: IN
  • English: IND
  • English: Republic of India
  • English: in
  • English: 🇮🇳
  • Erzya: Индия Мастор
  • Esperanto: Barato
  • Esperanto: Bharato
  • Esperanto: Hinda Unio
  • Esperanto: Hindio
  • Esperanto: Hindujo
  • Esperanto: IND
  • Estonian: India
  • Estonian: India Vabariik
  • Ewe: India
  • Ewe: India nutome
  • Extremaduran: La Índia
  • Faroese: India
  • Fiji Hindi: India
  • Fijian: Idia
  • Fijian: India
  • Finnish: Intia
  • Finnish: Intian tasavalta
  • French: Bharat
  • French: Bharatvarsh
  • French: Hindustan
  • French: IN
  • French: Inde
  • French: République d'Inde
  • French: la République de l’Inde
  • Friulian: Indie
  • Fulah: Enndo
  • Fulah: Hinndi
  • Gagauz: Hindistan
  • Gagauz: İndiya
  • Galician: A India
  • Galician: India - भारत
  • Galician: India
  • Galician: República da India
  • Galician: هند
  • Gan Chinese: 印度
  • Ganda: Buyindi
  • Ganda: India
  • Georgian: ინდოეთი
  • German: IND
  • German: Indien
  • Gilaki: هند
  • Goan Konkani: Bharot
  • Goan Konkani: Dn/भारत
  • Goan Konkani: भारत
  • Gothic: 𐌹𐌽𐌳𐌹𐌰/India
  • Gothic: 𐌹𐌽𐌳𐌹𐌰
  • Greek: Αρυαβάρτ
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Ινδίας
  • Greek: Ινδία
  • Greek: Ινδοστάν
  • Greek: Μπχαράτ
  • Greek: Μπχαράτβαρς
  • Greek: Τζαμπούντβιπ
  • Greek: Χιντουστάν
  • Guarani: India
  • Guarani: Índia
  • Guianese Creole French: End
  • Gujarati: ઇન્ડિયા
  • Gujarati: ભારત
  • Gujarati: ભારત પ્રજાસત્તાક
  • Gujarati: ભારત વર્ષ
  • Gujarati: હિંદુસ્તાન
  • Haitian: End
  • Hakka Chinese: Yin-thu
  • Hausa: India
  • Hausa: Indiya
  • Hausa: Yin-thu
  • Hausa: ʻĪnia
  • Hawaiian: ʻInia
  • Hawaiian: ‘Īnia
  • Hebrew: הודו
  • Herero: India
  • Hindi: आर्यवर्त
  • Hindi: इंडिया
  • Hindi: इण्डिया
  • Hindi: भारत
  • Hindi: भारत गणराज्य
  • Hindi: भारतवर्ष
  • Hindi: हिंदुस्तान
  • Hindi: हिन्दुस्तान
  • Hindi: हिन्दोस्तान
  • Hiri Motu: India
  • Hungarian: India
  • Hungarian: Indiai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Indland
  • Ido: India
  • Igbo: India
  • Igbo: Ndia
  • Iloko: India
  • Inari Sami: India
  • Inari Sami: India täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: India
  • Ingush: ХIиндиче
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): India
  • Interlingue: India
  • Inuktitut: ᐃᓐᑎᐊ
  • Inupiaq: India
  • Irish: An India
  • Irish: an India
  • Italian: India
  • Italian: Repubblica dell'India
  • Jamaican Creole English: India
  • Japanese: インド
  • Japanese: ブハラトゥ
  • Japanese:
  • Japanese: 印度
  • Javanese: Indhi
  • Javanese: Indhia
  • Javanese: India
  • Kabardian: Индиэ
  • Kabiyè: Ɛɛndɩ
  • Kabuverdianu: Índia
  • Kabyle: Lhend
  • Kalaallisut: India
  • Kalmyk: India
  • Kalmyk: Энедигин Орн
  • Kannada: ಭಾರತ
  • Kannada: ಭಾರತವರ್ಷ
  • Kannada: ಹಿಂದುಸ್ತಾನ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Hindistan
  • Karachay-Balkar: Индия
  • Kashmiri: بًارت
  • Kashmiri: ہِندوستان
  • Kashubian: Indie
  • Kazakh: Индия
  • Kazakh: Үндістан
  • Khmer: ឥណ្ឌា
  • Kikuyu: India
  • Kinyarwanda: Ubuhinde
  • Kirghiz: India
  • Kirghiz: Индия
  • Komi: India
  • Komi: Индия
  • Kongo: India
  • Korean: 인도
  • Korean: 인도 공화국
  • Korean: 인디아
  • Kotava: Barata
  • Kuanyama: India
  • Kurdish: Hindistan
  • Kurdish: ھیندستان
  • Kölsch: Inndije
  • Ladin: India
  • Ladino: India
  • Lak: Гьиндусттан
  • Lao: India
  • Lao: ປະເທດອິນເດຍ
  • Lao: ອິນເດຍ
  • Latgalian: Iņdeja
  • Latin: India
  • Latvian: Indija
  • Lezghian: Гьиндистан
  • Lezghian: Индия
  • Ligurian: India
  • Limburgan: India
  • Lingala: India
  • Lingala: Índɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Barat
  • Lingua Franca Nova: India
  • Literary Chinese:
  • Literary Chinese: 印度
  • Literary Chinese: 印度共和國
  • Literary Chinese: 天竺
  • Literary Chinese: 身毒
  • Lithuanian: Indija
  • Livvi: Indii
  • Lojban: xingu'e
  • Lombard: India
  • Low German: India
  • Low German: Indien
  • Lower Sorbian: Indiska
  • Luba-Katanga: Inde
  • Luxembourgish: Indien
  • Macedo-Romanian: India
  • Macedonian: Индија
  • Madurese: India
  • Maithili: भारत
  • Malagasy: India
  • Malagasy: Indy
  • Malay: Hindia
  • Malay: India
  • Malay: اينديا
  • Malay: ريڤوبليک اينديا
  • Malayalam: ഇന്ത്യ
  • Malayalam: ഭാരതം
  • Malayalam: ഹിന്ദുസ്ഥാൻ
  • Maltese: Indja
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Indja
  • Maltese: l-Indja
  • Manipuri: ꯏꯟꯗꯤꯌꯥ
  • Manx: Yn Injey
  • Maori: Inia
  • Maori: Īnia
  • Marathi: भरतवर्ष
  • Marathi: भारत
  • Marshallese: India
  • Mazanderani: هند
  • Min Dong Chinese: Éng-dô
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ìn-tō͘
  • Minangkabau: India
  • Mingrelian: ინდოეთი
  • Mirandese: Índia
  • Moksha: Индие
  • Mongolian: Энэтхэг
  • Mongolian: ꯏꯟꯗꯤꯌꯥ
  • Moroccan Arabic: لهند
  • Moroccan Arabic: لهيند
  • Narom: Înde
  • Nauru: India
  • Nauru: Indjiya
  • Navajo: India
  • Navajo: Tó Wónaanídę́ę́ʼ Bitsįʼ Yishtłizhii Bikéyah
  • Ndonga: India
  • Neapolitan: Innia
  • Nepali: भारत
  • Newari: भारत
  • North Ndebele: Indiya
  • Northern Frisian: Indien
  • Northern Luri: هئن
  • Northern Sami: India
  • Northern Sami: India dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: India
  • Norwegian Bokmål: India
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken India
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: India
  • Novial: India
  • Nyanja: India
  • Occitan (post 1500): Índia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): India
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܗܢܕܘ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Indea
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): India
  • Oriya: ଇଣ୍ଡିଆ
  • Oriya: ଭାରତ
  • Oriya: ଭାରତବର୍ଷ
  • Oriya: ହିନ୍ଦୁସ୍ଥାନ
  • Oromo: India
  • Oromo: Indiyaa
  • Ossetian: Инди
  • Pali: भारत
  • Pampanga: India
  • Panjabi: ਭਾਰਤ
  • Papiamento: India
  • Pedi: India
  • Pennsylvania German: India
  • Persian: هند
  • Persian: هندوستان
  • Picard: Inde
  • Piemontese: India
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Endya
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: India
  • Polish: Indie
  • Portuguese: Índia
  • Pushto: هند
  • Pwo Eastern Karen: အေန်ဍီးယးခါန်ႋ
  • Quechua: Barat
  • Quechua: India
  • Quechua: Indiya
  • Quechua: Indya
  • Romanian: IND
  • Romanian: India
  • Romanian: Republica India
  • Romanian: Индия
  • Romanian: Энэтхэг
  • Romansh: India
  • Rundi: India
  • Rundi: Ubuhindi
  • Russia Buriat: Энэдхэг
  • Russian: Индия
  • Russian: Республика Индия
  • Rusyn: Індія
  • Sakizaya: India
  • Samoan: Igitia
  • Samoan: India
  • Samogitian: Indėjė
  • Sango: India
  • Sango: Indïi
  • Sango: Ênnde
  • Sanskrit: भारत
  • Sanskrit: भारतः
  • Sanskrit: भारतम्
  • Santali: ᱤᱱᱰᱤᱭᱟ
  • Santali: ᱥᱤᱧᱚᱛ
  • Santali: ᱦᱤᱱᱫᱩᱥᱛᱟᱱ
  • Santali: ᱵᱷᱟᱨᱚᱛ
  • Saraiki: بھارت
  • Sardinian: Ìndia
  • Saterfriesisch: Indien
  • Scots: Indie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Na h-Innseachan
  • Serbian: Indija
  • Serbian: Индија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Indija
  • Shan: မိူင်းဢိၼ်းတီးယႃး
  • Shan: ဢိၼ်ႇတိယ
  • Shona: India
  • Sichuan Yi: ꑴꄗ
  • Sicilian: Innia
  • Silesian: Indyje
  • Sindhi: India
  • Sindhi: جمھوريہ ڀارت
  • Sindhi: ڀارت
  • Sindhi: ھندستان
  • Sinhala: ඉන්දියාව
  • Sinhala: භාරත ජනරජය
  • Skolt Sami: Intia
  • Skolt Sami: Intia tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: India
  • Slovenian: Indija
  • Somali: Hindiya
  • South Azerbaijani: هیندوستان
  • South Azerbaijani: هیندیستان
  • Southern Sotho: India
  • Spanish: India
  • Spanish: La India
  • Spanish: Republica de la India
  • Spanish: República de la India
  • Spanish: Unión India
  • Sranan Tongo: Indiakondre
  • Sundanese: India
  • Swahili: India
  • Swahili: Uhindi
  • Swati: INdiya
  • Swati: India
  • Swedish: Indien
  • Swedish: Republiken Indien
  • Swiss German: Indie
  • Tagalog: India
  • Tagalog: Indiya
  • Tahitian: ’Inītia
  • Tajik: Ҳинд
  • Tajik: Ҳиндустон
  • Tamil: இண்டியா
  • Tamil: இந்திய ஒன்றியம்
  • Tamil: இந்தியக் குடியரசு
  • Tamil: இந்தியா
  • Tamil: நாவலந்தீவு
  • Tamil: பாரதம்
  • Tatar: Hindstan
  • Tatar: Hindstan Cömhüriäte
  • Tatar: Hindstan respublikası
  • Tatar: Индия
  • Tatar: Һиндстан
  • Tatar: Һиндстан республикасы
  • Tatar: Һиндстан Җөмһүрияте
  • Telugu: ఇండియా
  • Telugu: భారతదేశం
  • Telugu: భారత దేశం
  • Telugu: భారత దేశము
  • Telugu: భారత్
  • Telugu: హిందూస్థాన్
  • Tetum: Índia
  • Thai: ประเทศอินเดีย
  • Thai: อินเดีย
  • Tibetan: India
  • Tibetan: རྒྱ་གར་
  • Tibetan: རྒྱ་གར།
  • Tigrinya: India
  • Tigrinya: ህንዲ
  • Tigrinya: ሪፓብሊክ ህንዲ
  • Tok Pisin: India
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻInitia
  • Tosk Albanian: Indien
  • Tsonga: India
  • Tsonga: Indiya
  • Tulu: ಇಂಡಿಯೊ
  • Tulu: ಬಾರತವರ್ಸೊ
  • Tulu: ಬಾರತೊ
  • Tulu: ಭಾರತ
  • Tulu: ಹಿಂದುಸ್ತಾನೊ
  • Tumbuka: India
  • Tunisian Arabic: الهند
  • Turkish: Hindistan
  • Turkmen: Hindistan
  • Twi: India
  • Udmurt: Индия
  • Uighur: Hindistan
  • Uighur: ھىندىستان
  • Ukrainian: Індія
  • Ukrainian: Бгарат
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Індія
  • Upper Sorbian: Indiska
  • Urdu: انڈیا
  • Urdu: بھارت
  • Uzbek: Hindiston
  • Uzbek: Ҳиндистон
  • Venda: India
  • Venetian: India
  • Venetian: Ìndia
  • Veps: Indii
  • Vietnamese: Ấn Độ
  • Vlaams: Indië
  • Vlax Romani: Bharat
  • Vlax Romani: Indiya
  • Volapük: India
  • Volapük: Lindän
  • Võro: India
  • Walloon: Inde
  • Waray (Philippines): India
  • Waray (Philippines): Indya
  • Welsh: India
  • Western Armenian: Հնդկաստան
  • Western Balochi: هندوستان
  • Western Frisian: India
  • Western Frisian: Yndia
  • Western Panjabi: بھارت
  • Wolof: End
  • Wolof: India
  • Wu Chinese:
  • Wu Chinese: 印度
  • Wu Chinese: 印度共和国
  • Wu Chinese: 天竺
  • Xhosa: IIndia
  • Xhosa: India
  • Yakut: Ииндийэ
  • Yakut: Индия
  • Yiddish: אינדיע
  • Yoruba: India
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède India
  • Yoruba: Índíà
  • Yue Chinese:
  • Yue Chinese: 印度
  • Yue Chinese: 印度共和國
  • Yue Chinese: 天竺
  • Yue Chinese: 身毒
  • Zeeuws: India
  • Zhuang: India
  • Zhuang: Yindu
  • Zulu: INdiya
  • Zulu: India
  • Zulu: i-India
  • Indiyān
  • Ɛndɩ
  • ХӀиндиче
  • भारत गणराज्य - Republic of India

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