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India (Hindi: Bhārat), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya) is a country in South Asia. It is the second-largest country in population and the seventh-largest country by land area. It is also the most populous democracy in the world, bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. It has seven neighbours: Pakistan in the northwest, China, Nepal and Bhutan in the north, Bangladesh and Myanmar in the east and Sri Lanka in the south.

The capital of India is New Delhi. India is a peninsula, bound by the Indian Ocean in the south, the Arabian Sea on the west and the Bay of Bengal in the east. The coastline of India is about 7,517 km (4,671 mi) long. India has the third-largest military force in the world and is also a nuclear weapon state. India's economy became the world's fastest-growing in the G20 developing nations in the last quarter of 2014, replacing the People's Republic of China.


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  1. ... that from November to April every year Jammu is the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost Indian state, and that during the summer Srinagar is the capital?
  2. ... that as per an estimation almost 95% of India's flutes are manufactured in the city of Pilibhit only in the state of Uttar pradesh.
  3. ... that champion shooter Abhinav Bindra is the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at any Olympic Games?
  4. ... that houses in the Indian village Shani Shingnapur do not have doors?
  5. ... that the Nariman House, which was home to a Chabad house, was a Mumbai landmark prior to falling victim to the November 2008 Mumbai attacks?
  6. ... that the police shooting of Rahul Raj, a BEST bus hijacker in Mumbai, India, sparked nationwide protests and discussions?
  7. ... that Vakkom Moulavi was the founder of the newspaper Swadeshabhimani which was banned by the Government of Travancore due to its criticisms against the government and the Diwan P. Rajagopalachari?
  8. ... that when Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly scored a century on test debut at Lord's in 1996, he became the third overall and first since John Hampshire in 1969 to do so?
  9. ... that in 1870, the Indian Reform Association aimed at putting into practice some of the ideas that the Brahmo leader Keshub Chunder Sen was exposed to during his visit to Britain?
  10. ... that the term Sindhology as a subject of knowledge about Sindh was first coined in 1964?
  11. ... that the Halegannada, literally Old Kannada, is an ancient form of the Kannada language?
  12. ... that Nagpur Improvement Trust, a local civic government body of Nagpur, India established in 1936, is not an elected body and continues to work alongside Nagpur Municipal Corporation?
  13. ... that Indian scholar Śāntarakṣita is believed to have been instrumental in the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet? #.... sugar factory of kawardha which was stabilised in only eleven month.
  14. ... that during the Agra famine of 1837–38 in the North-Western Provinces of India, approximately 800,000 people died of starvation and an even larger number of livestock perished?
  15. ... that V.D. Savarkar wrote The Indian War of Independence, a nationalist history of the 1857 uprising, in response to British celebrations of the 50th anniversary of its suppression?

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