India

By: Jewel Arns

Demographics

  • Who lives here? Indians is the general name given to anyone who lives in India.
  • What is average income? 1597.00 Rupees a year which equals about $27.17 in the US.
  • Climate? Can be anywhere form 28 degrees to 118 degrees. Tropical places experience less extreme weather than places in the Desert.
  • Tourism? About 22.57 million people toured to India in 2014. That is 2.62 million more people than in 2013
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Cultural Information

  • Pop culture:
  • Current music:The current music of India includes multiple varieties of religious, classical, folk, popular and pop music.
  • random fact: The guests are treated as God and are well taken care of, even if they are not part of the family.
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Political Information

  • What kind of Government?: There government is known as the Federal Republic. Federal Republics have no monarchy and divides power. Education is handled at religion or local level where as more serious topics are given to the government.

Historical events

2500 B.C. The Indus Valley civilization develops around the valley of the Indus River. In 50 A.D trade begins to flourish in India and the Roman Empire. Romans Eagerly buy Indian pearls, Ivory, and precious stones. 1947 India gains independence from the British and is divided into two countries, India and Muslim-controlled Pakistan Indira Gandhi (not related to Mahatma) becomes Prime Minister and one of the first women elected to lead a nation. The year 2007 Pratibha Patil became the first women president of India.