Government, Culture, Geography, and Economy


indias terrian is mostly upland plain (Deccan Plateau) in south, flat to rolling plain along the Ganges, deserts in west, Himalayas in north. Indias natural resources are coal (fourth-largest reserves in the world), iron ore, manganese, mica, bauxite, rare earth elements, titanium ore, chromite, natural gas, diamonds, petroleum, limestone, arable land. India has many resources that are beneficial to their everyday life. India has droughts; flash floods, as well as widespread and destructive flooding from monsoonal rains; severe thunderstorms; earthquakes volcanism: Barren Island (elev. 354 m) in the Andaman Sea has been active in recent years.


Indias nationality is Indians.Indias Ethnic groups are indo 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3% (2000). india has a wide variety of languages that include: Hindi 41%, Bengali 8.1%, Telugu 7.2%, Marathi 7%, Tamil 5.9%, Urdu 5%, Gujarati 4.5%, Kannada 3.7%, Malayalam 3.2%, Oriya 3.2%, Punjabi 2.8%, Assamese 1.3%, Maithili 1.2%, other 5.9%. india has 5 differing religons that make up their country which includes: Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census).



indias gdp is $4.735 trillion (2012 est.). the gdp compisition is agriculture: 17%industry: 18% services: 65% (2011 est.). indias labor force is 498.4 million (2012 est.)country comparison to the world: 2 . the labor force by occupation is agriculture: 53% industry: 19% services: 28% (2011 est.).