India

India

India Country Profile

Capital: New Delhi

Currency: Indian Rupee (INR)

Travel Advice: India Travel Advice

Visas: India Visa Information

Vaccinations: India Vaccination Information

The Republic of India is located in South Asia. It is the second most populated country in the world, almost overtaking China.

At 2018 it recorded a population of 1.353 billion and covers an area of 3.287 million km2. The capital city is New Delhi since 1911. Mumbai is the largest city; it is the major financial, entertainment and commercial centre. The Bollywood and Marathi cinema industries are located in Mumbai. Hyderabad is referred to as the ‘City of Pearls’ since it was a trading centre of pearl and diamond.

Gateway to India monument near the entrance to Mumbai (Bombay) Harbour, India.

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