India

Sidney Leuthold

New Deli is the capital of India

Population is 1,220,800,359 as of 2014

Physical features

Ganges River and Thar Desert are some Physical features.Thar is the Larges River in the world.



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Graphic boundaries

  • North of India is China and Pakistan.
  • East of India is Nepal and Bangladesh.
  • South of India is Pakistan.
  • South of India is the India Ocean.



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History

  • 1849 British begin to govern India.
  • In 1950 India's constitution is adopted.
  • In 2000 India marks the birth of 1 billionth citizen.
  • In 2001 an earthquake in Gujarat kills more than 30,000 people.

People and Places

  • The Thar desert can reach up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Several hundred languages are spoken in India.
  • Most Indians live in the in the North or along the coasts.
  • Along India's northern boarder the weather can be below 0 degrees Fahrenheit.

Lifestyles

  • Indian kids always had to call there teacher Madam or Sir.
  • Hindus don't eat beef and Muslim don't eat pork, some people don't eat meat at all.
  • The festival of colors which celebrates the end of the cold weather.
  • The festival of lights is popular among Hindus and Sikhs.

Society

  • India is the largest democracy in the world and one of the youngest.
  • In Mubai, trains carry around 7 million people to and from work every day.
  • More than half of the adults work in China.
  • In India everyone drives to the left.

Your Choice

  • India is the only nation in its region never to have invaded a neighboring country.
  • Yoga oriented thousands of years ago in Ancient China.
  • India has more offices than any other country.

Sources

"India." CultureGrams Kids Edition. ProQuest, 2014. Web. 3 Apr 2014