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It is the land of exotic temples, different cultures, bright colours and lots of spicy food. Most of us think of these things when we talk about India. But, there is a lot more to know about India. The country is the fourth largest country in the continent of Asia and the seventh largest country in the world. It has a population of nearly 1.2 billion people (which is more than 23 times that of the UK!). The southern part of India is a peninsula that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Many people have heard of the Taj Mahal (shown above), being one of the most famous tourist attractions in the world. The Indian civilization is the oldest in the world, and in spite of being the most powerful empire long ago, India has never invaded another country. The highest range of mountains in the world called the Himalayas, originates in north India. In India, cows are considered sacred and will not be harmed in any way. ‘Sati’ was another tradition which is no longer done. Facts For Kids- India.
India's Activities Watching movies is a popular pastime in India.
Bombay is the center of India's film industry. Indian children play soccer and badminton and board games like Parcheesi and backgammon. Basketball is becoming more popular in recent years. Children United! - Facts about India. The National Flag of India is called the Tiranga, or Tricolour, as it has three colours; saffron, white and green.
In the centre is a navy blue wheel, called the Ashoka Chakra. It has 24 spokes, representing the 24 hours in a day. The main languages spoken in India are Hindi and English, but there are many other official languages as well - Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
There are hundreds of other Indian languages as well! If you look on the back of an India money note, you will see a panel which shows the amount in all the national languages. Indian money is called rupees. The National Emblem of India is the Ashoka Pillar, showing the Sarnath Lion. A Kid's Life in India. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.
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