India | Republic of India | भारत गणराज्य | Bhārat Gaṇarājya (Hindi)

Capital: Delhi

Largest city: Bombay (13,830,884)

Official language: Hindi

Co-official language: English

Recognized regional languages: Assamese · Bengali · Bodo · Dogri · Gujarati · Kannada · Konkani · Maithili · Malayalam · Marathi · Nepali · Oriya · Punjabi · Sanskrit · Santali · Sindhi · Tamil · Telugu

Other languages: Indigenous minority languages

Religions: Hinduism (86.7%), Catholic Christianity (1.9%), Buddhism (1.5%), Sikhism (1.3%), Mazdaism (1.2%), Others (2.8%), Non-religious (4.6%)

Demonym: Indian

Government: Constitutional republic | Federal parliamentary

President: Pranab Mukherjee

Prime Minister: Sushilkumar Shinde

Legislature: National Assembly

Upper House: Rajya Sabha

Lower House: Lok Sabha

Independence (from the United Kingdom):

-Union of India: August 15, 1947

-Republic of India: January 26, 1950

Area: 3,247,803 sq km

Population (2013): 1,397,915,672

Currency: Indian rupee (INR)

Internet TLD: .in

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