Facts About India

India, (Bharat) is a country in South Asia. India is second most populous, seventh largest by area and biggest democracy in the world.India is surrounded by Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. India?s neighboring countries are Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. India is recognized all over the world for the Indus Valley Civilization.

Some Interesting Facts About India

1- India is the world’s oldest, largest and continuous civilization – the Indus Valley civilization.
2- India is also one of the largest democracies in the world.
3- The National Flag of India is a horizontal tricolour with deep saffron at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportion. The saffron indicates the strength and courage of the country; the white indicates peace and truth; and the green shows the fertility, growth, and auspiciousness of the land. The flag has the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at its center. The flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya.
4- ‘Zero’ in the number system was invented by a mathematician from India. His name was Aryabhatta.
5- Chess was invented in India.

Geography of India

India is seventh largest country of the word with the 3,287,263 square kilometers area.

States in India

India has 29 states and 7 union territories. 29 states and 2 UT have elected legislatures and 5 UT ruled by center.

Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chhattisgarh
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal

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