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Stretching from the mountain ranges of the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean, India's sizeable land are makes it the seventh largest country in the world. Generally, India's climate is hot and tropical since most part of the country lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator The coolest weather is between December and February, and the hottest, April to June. Monsoon rains, which the country depends on to irrigate farmlands, occur between June and September.

The cold part of the country is in the himalayas, where the world's thrid tallest mountain, Mt. Kanchenjunga can be found; Mt. Kanchenjunga holds the record for being the world's third tallest mountain at 8,208 ft. Historical accounts show that the Himalayas were created from the Indian subcontinent continually pushing northward towards China by tectonic forces of the earth.

A large part of the population lives in the Gangetic Plain, where millions of Indians rely heavily on the water coming from the Ganges River located south of the Himalayas. It is reported that very little of India's surface area is uninhabited owing to its high population density.

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FAST FACTS

Capital : New Delhi
Area:
3,287,263 sq. m.
States:
29
Union Territories:
6
Districts:
593
Population:
1.210 billion (2011 estimate)
Life Expectancy:
63 years
.
Religion: Hindus (82.3%), Sikhs (2%), Muslims (11.7%), Jains (0.4%), Christians (2.3%), and Buddhists (0.8%).
Population Ratio: 933 females per 1000 males
Population Density: 363.1 persons per sq. m.
GDP at Factor cost: Rs. 22,49,493 crores

Currency Unit:
Indian Rupee


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