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India at a glance

Capital

New Delhi

Area

3.3 Million sq. km

Latitude

6° 44' and 35° 30' north latitude

Longitude

68° 7' and 97° 25' east longitude

Official Language

Hindi

Total Recognized Languages

 22

Total Coast Line

 7,516.6 km

Area covered by Forest

 68 million hectares

Population

 1,210,193,422 Billion

Male

 623.7 million

Female

 586.4 million

Population Growth Rate

1.64 per cent during 2001-2011

Density of Population

 370.8/km2

Sex Ratio

 940

Literacy Rate

 74.04%

Male

 82.14%

Female

 65.46%

State

 28

Union Territories

 7

Largest State

Rajasthan      

Smallest State

Goa

National Park

102

Wildlife Sanctuaries

441

Largest City

Mumbai 

Calling Code

+91

National Motto

Satyameva Jayate

National Song

Vande Mataram

National Anthem

Jana Gana Mana 

Highest Point

Mount Godwin Austen, 28,251 ft

Currency

Indian Rupee

Time Zone

GMT + 05:30 

Life Expectancy Rate

 

Male

65.8 years

Female

68.1 years

Ethnic Groups

Australoid, Mongoloid, Europoid, Caucasian, and Negroid

National Days

26th  January (Republic Day)

15 August (Independence Day)

2nd October (Gandhi Jayanti)

National Bird

Indian peacock

National Flower

Lotus

National Tree

Banyan Tree

National River

 The Ganga

National Aquatic Animal

River Dolphin

National Animal

Tiger

National Fruit

Mango

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