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Asian country

  • India is a country located in the Asian continent.
  • It is the second most populous and seventh largest country in the world.
  • It is the largest democracy in the world.
  • The Kumbh Mela (or Grand Pitcher Festival) held once every 12 years has the record of being the world’s biggest gathering.
  • Chess (Chaturanga) originated in India.
  • The Bengal Tiger is its national animal. Lotus is its national flower. Hindi is its official language.
  • It has the world’s third largest road network at 1.9 million miles.
  • All of the country is under a single time zone.
  • Six seasons are experienced every year: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring, summer monsoon and winter monsoon.
  • The Taj Mahal (“crown palace”) built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal is located in Agra.
  • Cherrapnuji is the wettest places on earth, receiving 425 inches of rain every year.
  • Indian movie market is bigger than that of the United States and Canada combined.
  • It has 568 million more registered voters.
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