2populationPopulation of India . Although India occupies only 2.4% of the world's land area, it supports over 15% of the world's population. Only China has a larger population. Almost 40% of Indians are younger than 15 years of age. About 70% of the people live in more than 550,000 villages, and the remainder in more than 200 towns and cities. Over thousands of years of its history, India has been invaded from the Iranian plateau, Central Asia, Arabia, Afghanistan, and the West; Indian people and culture have absorbed and changed these influences to produce a remarkable racial and cultural synthesis.Religion, caste, and language are major determinants of social and political organization in India today. The government has recognized 18 languages as official; Hindi is the most widely spoken.Although 83% of the people are Hindu, India also is the home of more than 120 million Muslims--one of the world's largest Muslim populations. The population also includes Christians, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, and Parsis.1,129,866,154 in all
3Religion In India Hinduism is the most populated religion. The second most populated religion is Islam .Hinduism is the oldest and most complex of all religious systems. Providing an adequate history for the development of Hinduism is difficult. Most Hindus are vegetarian.In Islam the women wear head scarf's which is know as hijab. Muslim have to eat halal meat which is gotten at the halal store.
4Salwar kameezSalwar kameez is a traditional dress worn by both women and men in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, and also India. When women wear the salwar kameez, they usually wear a long scarf or shawl called a dupatta around the head or neck.
5sariThe sari has often been described as 'the apparel that covers all, yet reveals all. What is it about this length of cloth wrapped around a woman's body that adds so much allure? Visitors from distant kingdoms and empires to India since time immemorial have been tantalized by bewitching Indian women clad in saris.
6marriagesIn all of the world you have heard about love marriages. But in India most of the people believe in arrange marriage sometimes they cant meet till the wedding. also henna is also famous people put it because it shows meaning and its just fun. You can put it on any time especially marriages any age can do it.
7Food and drinksChicken tikka- which is really famous because it’s the barbeque chickenBiryani- spices, chicken, riceNihari-meat, yogurt, spicesLassi- a really famous mango drink made of mangoes, ice, yogurt, milk, sugar
8Taj mahalTaj mahal was built by a Muslim emperor. Shah Janan, He built it for his wife the queen. Her name was Mumtaz mahal. He had loved her so much that he built it for her. Rumors were that he chopped off the people’s hands after building it because they did such a good job and they couldn’t do any better.