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India at a Glance: Important Facts About India

India at a Glance: Important Facts About India
India is one of the most popular country well know for its culture and religions. Its is the world's seventh-largest country by area and comes at Second position when we talk about the population. India has 29 states and 7 union territory, its the most popular democracy around the globe today.
At present Indian Economy is the 3rd largest by purchasing power parity and is the 11th largest by nominal gross domestic product. The country is growing at a faster speed and becoming the prime industrial nation.

Capital
New Delhi
Major Language
Hindi
Total area
3.3 Million Square Kilometer
Population
1,248,110,000
Current Prime Minister
Narendra Modi
Largest State
Rajasthan
Largest City
Mumbai
Smallest State
Goa
Calling Code
+91
Time Zone
GMT + 05.30
Indian Currency
Indian Rupee
National Song
Vande Mataram
National Anthem
Jana Gana Mana
National Motto
Satyameva Jayate
National Park
166
Total wildlife Sanctuaries
441
Recognized Languages
22
Total Coastal Line
7516.6 Km
Total area covered by forest
68 million hectares
Male Population
623.7 million
Female Population
586.4 million
Density of Population
410/km2
Sex Ration
940
Literate Male
82.14%
Literate Female
65.46%
Overall literacy rate
74.04%
Total Number of States
29
Union Territories
7
National Days
26 January (Republic Day)
15 August (Independence Day)
2nd October (Gandhi Jayanti)
National Animal
Tiger
National Bird
Peacock
National River
The Ganga
National Fruit
Mango
National Tree
Banyan Tree
National Flower
Lotus
National Aquatic Animal
Dolphin
National Heritage Animal
Elephant
Constitution came into force
26 January 1950
Fiscal Year
1 April -31 March
Most Population
2 position
Railways
64,000 km
Roadways
Second largest road network in the world with 4.6 million km.

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