India Facts for Kids

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  • Country Name: India
  • Continent: Asia
  • Capital City: New Delhi
  • Primary Language: Indo-Aryan and Dravidian
  • Population: 1.339 billion (2017)
  • Currency: Rupee – ₹ (INR)
  • GDP: $2.7 trillion (2018)

14 India Facts for Kids

  1. India is a country in Asia.
  2. The official name for India is the Republic of India.
  3. The two primary languages spoken in India are Indo-Aryan and Dravidian.
  4. A native or resident of India is called Indian.
  5. The capital city of India is New Delhi.
  6. In 2017, the population of India was estimated to be 1.339 billion.
  7. The national currency of India is the Indian rupee (INR).
  8. In 2018, the World Bank estimated the GDP for India was $2.7 trillion.
  9. India covers 1,269,219 square miles.
  10. India is the 17th largest country in the world by square miles.
  11. The largest city in India is Mumbai.
  12. The government in India is a Federal parliamentary constitutional republic.
  13. The country calling code for India is +91.
  14. In India, cars are driven on the left side.

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