|Government Type||Federal Republic|
|Currency||Indian Rupee (INR)|
|Total Area||1,269,212 Square Miles
3,287,263 Square Kilometres
|Location||Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan|
|Language||Hindi is the most widely spoken language and primary tongue of 41% of the people; there are 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit; Hindustani is a popular variant of Hindi/Urdu spoken widely throughout northern India but is not an official language.
Note: English has the status of subsidiary official language and is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication.
Country Reports. 2015. India Facts and Culture. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.countryreports.org/country/India.htm. [Accessed 08 October 15].
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