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India, country that occupies the greater part of South Asia. Its capital is New Delhi, built in the 20th century just south of the historic hub of Old Delhi to serve as India’s administrative center. Its Government is a constitutional republic that represents a highly diverse population consisting of thousands of ethnic groups and likely hundreds of languages.With roughly one-sixth of the world’s total population, India is the second most populous country, after China.

India, officially the Republic of India. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by area, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; it's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

The term Bharat mentioned in both Indian epic poetry and the Constitution of India, is used in its variations by many Indian languages.

Hindustan is a Middle Persian name for India, introduced during the Mughal Empire and used widely since.

[7] India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline – and history reaching back 5 millennia.


One of the most advanced Asian countries in terms of technology.[71] It is also one of the fastest growing economy.

The name ‘India’ is derived from the river Indus.

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