India lies in south Asia, between Pakistan, China and Nepal. To the north it is bordered by the world’s highest mountain chain.
The capital of India is New Delhi, and the country largest cities are Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Delhi, and Kolkata (formerly Calcutta).
India is the seventh largest country in the world.
India’s population is one billion making it the second most populous country after China.
India is the largest democracy (Government by the people, like the UK is) in the world.
India is mainly an agricultural country, though it also has a large iron and steel industry and produces every type of manufactured goods.
India is in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan