Presentation on theme: "India in the World Largest country in South Asia"— Presentation transcript:
1 India in the World Largest country in South Asia Seventeenth biggest country in the worldArea of 3,288,000 square kilometersNew Delhi is the capitalWorld’s largest democracyCurrency: Rupees and paisa
2 India in the WorldWorld’s largest producer of films – 3x more than USAFirst woman Prime Minister in years before Britain.4th largest rail network in the world650 daily newspapersOver 10,000 books published each yearBeatles used Sitar in some of their hit songs
3 THE INDIAN FLAGThe Indian flag has three horizontal stripes in orange, white and green. There is a dark blue wheel in the middle of the white stripe.Each part of the flag has a special meaning.The orange stripe represents the Hindus of IndiaThe green stripe represents the Muslims of IndiaThe white stripe represents the hope that the two can live in peace togetherThe wheel is an ancient Buddhist symbol. It stands for peaceful change.The 26 spokes of the wheel represent the 26 states of India.The flag was adopted in 1947, when India gained independence from British.
4 Some Words used in English from Indian languages curry shampoochutney lootcheetah pukkapyjamas gymkhanacushy banglejungle bungalowthug dinghyyoga catamaran