About India

  • General
  • Political
  • Demographic Details
  • Economic Profile

Area: 3.3 Million sq. km
Capital: New Delhi
Coastline: 7517 km encompassing the mainland, Lakshadweep Islands and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Natural Resources: Coal, iron ore, manganese ore, mica, bauxite, petroleum, titanium ore, chromite, natural gas, magnesite, limestone, arable land, dolomite, barytes, kaolin, gypsum, apatite, phosphorite, steatite, fluorite, etc.
Country Name: Republic of India; Bharat Ganrajya
Government Type: Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of Government
States & Union Territories: 28 States and 7 Union Territories
Constitution: The Constitution of India came into force on 26th January 1950; The Constitution of India is the source of the legal system in the country.
Demographic Details
Current Population of India in 2013: 1,270,272,105 (2013 est.)
Religions: Diverse - Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism
Literacy: Total population: 74.04 per cent (provisional data-2011 census).
Economic Profile

Indian Economy

  • Services: 56.9 per cent
  • Industry: 25.8 per cent
  • Agriculture: 17.4 per cent
  • Forex Reserves: US$ 315.91 billion for the week ended October 31, 2014.