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INDIA AT A GLANCE

Official Name: Republic of India
Area: 3.3 million sq. Kms.
Climate: Alpine to Tropical, marked by relatively high temperature in summer and dry winter
Population: 1,210 million (2011 census)
Major religions: Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, Parsi
Languages: Hindi is the Official Language of the Union and English continues to be used for official purposes
Time zone: GMT + 5-1/2 hrs
Government type: Parliamentary system
Head of State: H.E. Ram Nath Kovind
Head of Government: H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister
Administrative divisions: 28 States and 7 Union Territories
Capital: New Delhi
National Flag: Horizontal Tricolour of saffron at the top, white in the middle and green at the bottom in equal proportions and navy blue wheel with 24 spikes in the centre of the white band. The ratio between breadth and length is 2 to 3.
National Anthem: JANA-GANA-MANA-ADHINAYAKA, JAYA HE
BHARATA- BHAGYA-VIDHATA
PUNJAB-SINDHU-GUJARAT-MARATHA
DRAVIDA-UTKALA-BANGA
VINDHYA-HIMACHALA-YAMUNA-GANGA.
UCCHHALA-JALADHI TARANGA
TAVA SHUBHA NAME JAGE
TAVA SHUBHA ASHISHA MANGE
GAHE TAVA JAYA GATHA.
JANA-GANA-MANGALA DAYAKA, JAYA HE
BHARATA-BHAGYA-VIDHATA
JAYA HE, JAYA HE, JAYA HE
JAYA JAYA JAYA, JAYA HE

 



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