Asia Country Profile

India By: Sidni Walgurski

India facts

Capital: New Delhi

Population: 1,236,344,631

Type of Government: Constitutional Democracy

Leaders Name: President Pranab Mukherjee

Type of Economy: Capitalist

Type of Currency: The Rupee

Currency compared to the dollar: $61.41

Country's GDP per capita: $4,000

Country's GDP Rank in the World: 10

Literacy Rate: 74.04%

Life Expectancy M/F: Male-63 years. Female-67 years

Official Language: Hindi

Current event in India

Airport Authority of India’s Director received an email that warned India about a possible terror attack on two of India's Air flights, the first one from Ahmedabad to Mumbai during the nighttime on October 24, and another from Mumbai to Kochi during the morning on October 25. High alert signals have been issued for Kochi, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad airports.

Is your Country Succsessful?

Yes because even though you see trash on the roads and animals everywhere, they are ranked 10 out of the world for the economy and they have many tourist attraction.

Metro Shoes

Metro Shoes is multi-brand footwear retail chain in India. India has a presence of over six decades in the Indian footwear industry. Metro Shoes is the largest fashion footwear retailer in India, with a countrywide network of 285 stores in 85 cities across India.

What could your country do to improve their economy?

India could improve their economy by cleaning up the roads and putting road lines on roads so people know where to drive.