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Facts About India For Kids Welcome to India! 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. Fairs & Festivals,Fairs & Festivals of Delhi,Delhi Fairs,Fairs in Delhi,Festival in Delhi,Delhi Festival Info,Fair and Festivals Information Delhi India––»NORTH INDIA––»Delhi Travel ––» Fairs & Festivals of Delhi Fairs & Festivals of Delhi Delhi's festival calendar begins with the Republic Day parade on 26th January. It is the most colorful of the city's festivals events and also the biggest crowd-puller. Hundreds of thousands people line the route from Rajpath to the Red Fort to watch the pageant of solders, camel crops, armored regiments, brass bands, folk dancers, school children, war veterans and elaborate floats representing the cultural diversity of India. The two hour long parade is usually rounded off with a much-awaited spectacular fly - passed presented by Air Force squadrons. A special display of folk dances also takes place at the Talkatora Stadium.

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. India's Animals India is home to lions, tigers, antelope and Indian elephants. Wildlife lives mostly in northern India, but the natural habitat is shrinking because of India's growing population.

The Story Of India Different parts of have different histories and legends. Indians in different parts of the country look at their past from a different point of view than Indians in other parts of . Indian history has a past of over thousands of years. The Hindus record their religious history at over millions of year. They believe that the world is created and destroyed every few million 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.

History, India, Religions Navigation Bar Religions in India India known as the land of spirituality and philosophy, was the birthplace of some religions, which even exist today in the world. The most dominant religion in India today is Hinduism. A Kid's Life in India As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Caste System in India Caste system in India is a composite structure of different social classes in the Hindu religion. Caste system in India has a long history dating back to the ancient past. It dates back to that era when people used to believe that people were born into a particular social status. They also believed that experiences in past lives and good deeds can actually reincarnate one into higher social strata in the next life. The Indian caste system has gone places with the changes that have taken place in the society.

Fun India Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about India India is officially known as the Republic of India. India has the second largest population in the world, with over 1.2 billion people (1,205,073,612 as of July 2012). India is the seventh largest country by total area. India belongs to the continent of Asia, it is bordered by the countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, and Pakistan. The highest mountain in India is Kanchenjunga, standing at 8,598m (28,209 ft), which it shares with Nepal. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. New Delhi-Capital of India-Complete Informative Guide about Delhi City India For Kids Have a go at some of our Indian-themed crafts for children for a real flavour of India! We've... India is such a vibrant, colourful, exciting country, with so much to explore and discover. We are... We've got a lovely colouring page of two Indian children in traditional costume for the kids to...

Religions - Hinduism: History of Hinduism India OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of India SIZE: 1,269,338 square miles (3,287,590 square kilometers) POPULATION: 1,189,172,906 as of 2011 CAPITAL: New Delhi LANGUAGES: Hindi and 14 other official languages, as well as English India: Nation on the Move: An ...