India Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
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.