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3/7/2010
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Surface:The total land area covered by India is 3,287,590 sq km.

Population:  With more than 1,200,000,000 inhabitants, India has the world’s second-largest population.

System of government: India is the largest democracy in the world; it is a federal republic operating under a parliamentary system.

Capital: New Delhi, with a population of 321,883, is the capital of India

Religion: Hinduism, followed by Islam, Christianity and others.

Official Language: India officially recognises 22 languages. Hindi is the national language, while English is the ‘subsidiary official language’.

Government: India is the largest democracy in the world; it is a federal republic operating under a parliamentary system.

Climate: India experiences a tropical climate in the south and a temperate one in the north.

Units of measure and electricity: India follows the metric system; the electrical unit ranges from 230 V to 240 V and 50Hz.

Time Zone: Indian Standard Time (IST) is GMT + 5.5

Currency: Indian Rupee (1€ = 67.64 Rs)

Travel documents required: Citizens of all countries, except Nepal & Bhutan, require a valid visa for entering India.


RAHMAN 10/2/2012 At 09:52
Bikaner 10
Bikaner is one of the desert districts situated in the north-west of Rajasthan. It is a major tourist centre and part of Golden Triangle Route. Its total area is about 27,244 Square Kilometers which is about 7.96 percent of the total area of Rajasthan. It is one of growing and heritage city of the state. The total population of the district is approx 1.7 millions out of which 35.84% constitutes the work force. The literacy rate is 57.54% which is very good as compared to the other districts of the state. Bikaner is a leading Carpet Yarn Manufacturing Centre in the World and is Asia’s Biggest Wool Market. Bikaner is well connected to almost all major cities and Textile sectors of India, namely Panipat, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jaipur, Agra, Bhadohi, Varanasi etc., through excellent...

Jane 1/25/2013 At 20:04
Goa 8
Goa has beautiful beaches,reasonable hotels and friendly people and fabulous weather. They work very hard for little money and as a lady of 64, I felt very safe on my own. A week in January 2013 was not enough, there were lots of British people in Candolim, who stay for weeks, sometime months. Not recommended for people who are crippled or have problems walking or children. The main drag could be difficult to walk down as there was not much of a pavement and what there was was high and uneven. There was lots of dusty roads and the noisiest continual honking of horns of the traffic that you had to avoid. After three days you get used to it. I stayed at the Aldeia Santa Rita Hotel, which I would recommend. Some of the food, especially the a la carte was great and some was reasonable. If the...

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