India is the largest country in the and shares borders with to the northwest, and to the north, to the northeast, and and to the east.

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, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in and the capital of the state .

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

is the capital of and one of the largest urban agglomerations in .


South India includes five major states in peninsular and the two island groups of in the Arabian Sea on the West Coast of India and in the Bay of Bengal on the East Coast of India.

comprises three large states, one small state and two minuscule union territories.

The of are considered to be the country's heartland.

The East of is a mostly rural region stretching from in the southern Himalayas to the coast of the Bay of Bengal.

The region comprises the three northernmost mountain states of : , , and .

consists of seven small states that are surrounded by , and , and almost cut off from the rest of by .

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  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  1,170,000,000
  • Latitude of center:  21° 30' (21.5°) north
  • Longitude of center:  78° 54' (78.9°) east
  • Elevation:  686 meters (2251 feet)
  • Capital:  New Delhi
  • Area:  3,287,590 km² (1,269,346 miles²)
  • Languages:  English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya (macrolanguage), Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Santali, Kashmiri, Nepali (macrolanguage), Sindhi, Konkani (macrolanguage), Dogri (macrolanguage), Manipuri, Sino-Tibetan languages, Sanskrit, French, Lushai and Indic languages
  • Currency:  Rupee (INR)
  • Phone code:  91
  • Internet domain:  .in
  • Neighbors:  , , , , and
  • Wikidata:  India
  • Wikimedia Commons:  India

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Afrikaans:  Indië Albanian:  Indi Amharic:  ህንድ Arabic:  الهند Armenian:  Հնդկաստան Arpitan:  Ende Assamese:  ভারত Assamese:  ভাৰত Azerbaijani:  Hindistan Bambara:  Ɛndujamana Bashkir:  Һиндостан Belarusian:  Індыя Bengali:  ভারত Bihari :  भारत Bishnupriya:  ভারত Bosnian:  Indija Bulgarian:  Индия Burmese:  အိန္ဒိယ Catalan:  Índia Cebuano:  Indiya Central Khmer:  ឥណ្ឌា Chinese:  印度 Chuvash:  Инди Cornish:  Eynda Croatian:  Indija
Czech:  Indie Danish:  Indien Dhivehi:  ހިންދުސްތާން Dimli:  Hindıstan Dzongkha:  རྒྱ་གར Esperanto:  Barato Esperanto:  Bharato Esperanto:  Hinda Unio Esperanto:  Hindio Esperanto:  Hindujo Ewe:  India nutome Finnish:  Intia French:  Inde Friulian:  Indie Fulah:  Enndo Galician:  India - भारत Ganda:  Buyindi Georgian:  ინდოეთი German:  Indien Greek:  Ινδία Gujarati:  ભારત Haitian:  End Hausa:  Indiya Hawaiian:  ʻInia Hebrew:  הודו
Hindi:  भारत Icelandic:  Indland Inuktitut:  ᐃᓐᑎᐊ Irish:  An India Japanese:  インド Kannada:  ಭಾರತ Kashmiri:  ہِندوستان Kashubian:  Indie Kazakh:  Индия Kazakh:  Үндістан Korean:  인도 Kurdish:  Hindistan Kurdish:  ھیندستان Kölsch:  Inndije Lao:  ອິນເດຍ Latvian:  Indija Lingala:  Índɛ Lithuanian:  Indija Livvi:  Indii Lojban:  xingu'e Low German:  Indien Luba-Katanga:  Inde Luxembourgish:  Indien Macedonian:  Индија Malagasy:  Indy
Malay:  Hindia Malayalam:  ഇന്ത്യ Maltese:  Indja Manx:  Yn Injey Maori:  Inia Marathi:  भारत Mongolian:  Энэтхэг Nahuatl languages:  Indiyān Narom:  Înde Neapolitan:  Innia Nepali:  भारत North Ndebele:  Indiya Occitan:  Índia Oriya:  ଭାରତ Ossetian:  Инди Pali:  भारत Panjabi:  ਭਾਰਤ Persian:  هند Polish:  Indie Portuguese:  Índia Pushto:  هند Quechua:  Barat Quechua:  Indiya Romanian:  Индия Romanian:  Энэтхэг
Rundi:  Ubuhindi Russian:  Индия Sango:  Ênnde Sanskrit:  भारत Sanskrit:  भारतम् Sardinian:  Ìndia Scots:  Indie Scottish Gaelic:  Na h-Innseachan Serbian:  Индија Serbo-Croatian:  Indija Sichuan Yi:  ꑴꄗ Sicilian:  Innia Sinhala:  ඉන්දියාව Slovenian:  Indija Somali:  Hindiya Spanish:  Unión India Swedish:  Indien Tahitian:  ’Inītia Tajik:  Ҳиндустон Tamil:  இந்தியா Tatar:  Hindstan Telugu:  భారత దేశం Telugu:  భారత దేశము Tetum:  Índia Thai:  ประเทศอินเดีย
Thai:  อินเดีย Tibetan:  རྒྱ་གར་ Tigrinya:  ህንድ Tonga:  ʻInitia Turkish:  Hindistan Turkmen:  Hindistan Udmurt:  Индия Uighur:  ھىندىستان Ukrainian:  Індія Upper Sorbian:  Indiska Urdu:  انڈیا Urdu:  بھارت Uzbek:  Hindiston Uzbek:  Ҳиндистон Vietnamese:  Ấn Độ Vlax Romani:  Indiya Walloon:  Inde Western Frisian:  Yndia Wu Chinese:  印度 Yiddish:  אינדיע Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède India Zulu:  i-India Bharat Republic of India

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