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India Geography and Demographics. Rachel Hemrick. Quick Facts. Capital City: New Delhi National Independence: August 15, 1947 Population : 1,241,491,960 (2011) – World Bank -0.05 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2011) Higher wages in United States. Land .

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quick facts
Quick Facts
  • Capital City: New Delhi
  • National Independence: August 15, 1947
  • Population:1,241,491,960 (2011) – World Bank
  • -0.05 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2011)
    • Higher wages in United States.
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Land
  • Land Area: 3,287,590 km² (7th largest)
  • Largest State: Rajasthan – 342,269 km²
  • Smallest State: Lakshadweep – 32 km²
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Land
  • Highest Point: Kangchenjunga(28,208.7 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Kuttanad(−7.2 ft)
national symbols
National Symbols
  • National Bird: Indian Peacock
  • National Flower: Indian Lotus
  • National Anthem: “Jana GanaMana” – January 24, 1950
    • Thou Art the Ruler of the Minds of All People
population
Population
  • Population:1,241,491,960 (2011) – World Bank
  • Second most populous.
  • By 2030: exceed 1.53 billion.
    • Become most populous exceeding China.
population1
Population
  • Age Structure:
    • 0-14: 29.7%
    • 15-64: 64.9%
    • 65 and older: 5.5 %
  • Population Growth Rate: 1.312%
  • Birth Rate: 20.6/1000
  • Death Rate: 7.43/1000
literacy rate
Literacy Rate
  • 2011: 74.04%
  • 1947: 12%
    • End of British rule
ethnic groups1
ETHNIC GROUPS
  • Indo-Aryan:
    • First people
    • Aboriginal Australians
  • Dravidian:
    • Southern India
  • Mongoloid:
    • North East
hinduism
Hinduism
  • 34,000 Temples
  • Tamil Nadu, India
  • 7th century
  • Worship Shiva as peacock
hindi
Hindi
  • 487 million speakers
  • 4th century AD
  • First Printed Book:
    • John Gilchrist's Grammar of the Hindoostanee Language
    • Published in 1796.
major disease
Major Disease
  • HIGH Risk
  • Malaria
  • Leptospirosis (water)
  • Hepatitis A and E
  • HIV/AIDS
  • 1 hospital bed/1000 people
hiv aids
Hiv/AIDS
  • 1.5 million people
  • 2011 AIDS report
    • 50% decline in last 10 years
  • 3rd Largest population suffering
  • Factors:
    • Labor migration
    • Low literacy levels in rural areas
    • Prostitution
tourism
Tourism
  • Largest Industry
  • 2011
    • $121 billion or 6.4% of GDP
  • 13.3 million jobs or 7.9%
  • Expansion
    • 2011-2021: 8.8 % growth
    • 5th rank fastest growing tourism
  • Medical Tourism
    • 30% by 2015
tourism1
Tourism
  • TajMaha
  • Barren Island Volcano
  • Edakkal Caves
5 sources
5 Sources
  • http://www.indexmundi.com/india/demographics_profile.html
  • http://trak.in/tags/business/2010/05/15/top-best-25-travel-tourist-places-destinations-india/
  • http://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/india/indianlanguages.htm
  • http://www.mapsofindia.com/census2011/literacy-rate.html
  • http://www.hospitalsinindia.org/