The Republic of India or just, India, is a country in South Asia. India is the 7th largest country by area, the 2nd largest country by population with more than 1 billion people, and the largest democratic country in the world.
On the south, there is the Indian Ocean, on the south-west there is the Arabian Sea and on the south-east is the Bay of Bengal Bounded. It shares land borders with China, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Myanmar or Burma, and Bangladesh. In the Indian Ocean there are the Maldives and Sri Lanka and some of India’s islands (Nicobar and Andaman) share border with Thailand and Indonesia. India’s capital is the famous city of New Delhi. Other famous metropolises are Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.
This incredible country is a home to the ancient civilization called the Indus Valley Civilization. It was a region and center of trading routes and empires in its history and a cultural center with a long history. There are four main religions in India – Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Zoroastrianism arrived in India in the 1st millennium BC.
The most famous leader of revolutions of the modern world, Mahatma Gandhi, was Indian. Nowadays, he is one of the most quoted people on the Internet in the matter of peace. However, after the fight for democracy and revolution, India now faces a problem with corruption and poverty. You can read more about India on this website and discover its amazing culture. Also, you will find some useful information about India’s top universities for every adventurous and dreamy high school and college graduate!