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Largest country in South Asia Seventeenth biggest country in the world Area of 3,288,000 square kilometers New Delhi is the capital World’s largest democracy.

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1 Largest country in South Asia Seventeenth biggest country in the world Area of 3,288,000 square kilometers New Delhi is the capital World’s largest democracy Currency: Rupees and paisa

2 World’s largest producer of films – 3x more than USA First woman Prime Minister in years before Britain. 4 th largest rail network in the world 650 daily newspapers Over 10,000 books published each year Beatles used Sitar in some of their hit songs

3 The 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 India The green stripe represents the Muslims of India The white stripe represents the hope that the two can live in peace together The 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 curryshampoo chutneyloot cheetahpukka pyjamasgymkhana cushybangle junglebungalow thugdinghy yogacatamaran


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