The subcontinent of India lies in south Asia, between Pakistan, China and Nepal. To the north it is bordered by the world's highest mountain chain, where foothill valleys cover the northernmost of the country's 26 states. Further south, plateaus, tropical rain forests and sandy deserts are bordered by palm fringed beaches.
5,000 year old civilization 325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects 18 official languages 29 states, 5 union territories 3.28 million sq. kilometers - Area 7,516 kilometers - Coastline 1,000,000,000 people in 2000
Parliamentary form of Government Parliamentary form of Government Secular democratic constitution Secular democratic constitution Worlds largest democracy since 55 years Worlds largest democracy since 55 years 4 th largest economy 4 th largest economy Fastest growing IT super power Fastest growing IT super power Indian Railways,the biggest employer in the world. Indian Railways,the biggest employer in the world.
India's history goes back to 3,200 BC when Hinduism was first founded. Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism. Judaism. Zoroashtrianism, Christianity and Islam all exist within the country today.India's history goes back to 3,200 BC when Hinduism was first founded. Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism. Judaism. Zoroashtrianism, Christianity and Islam all exist within the country today.
THE TRINITY Generates- Brahma Observes-Vishnu Destroys-Shiva
Indus Valley Civilization- one of the worlds first great urban civilizations. Harappa Civilization- 2700BC
Worlds first university in Takshila –700 B.C Sanskrit Language –most suitable for computer software Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine known to humans
Yoga - Made in India Origin –5000 BC Documented by 200 BC – 300 AD
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made. -Albert Einstein India is,the cradle of the human race,the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history,the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition.Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only. -Mark Twain