The Republic of India, commonly known as India (locally as Bhārat), is a sovereign country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country and the most populous liberal democracy in the world.
Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east, India has a coastline of over 7500 kilometres. It borders Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia.
Capital: New Delhi
Currency: Rupee (Indian)
Religions: Secular Republic
Languages: English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Nepali, Oriya, Panjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu