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India in figures

Find the key figures from India

  • 1,260,000,000 inhabitants
  • Second most populous country in the world
  • 2nd largest producer of tea in the world
  • 17.5% of the world’s population lives in India
  • 7000 km of coastline
  • 24 peaks of above 7000 m altitude with Kangchenjunga (3rd highest peak in the world)
  • 63,974 km of railway network with a daily traffic of nearly 14 million passengers
  • 1400 new vehicles registered every day in Delhi
  • 24 official languages and 1653 dialects in total
  • 29 states and 7 union territories
  • 32% of the total population lives in cities
  • More than 46 cities with above one million inhabitants
  • 3 cities with more than 15 million inhabitants (Delhi, Bombay and Calcutta)
  • Over 2000 ethnic groups and 8 religions
  • 30 million gods and goddesses
  • 45% of the population aged within 20 years
  • Top exporter of generic drugs in the world
  • 2nd in the world in beef exports
  • 40 litres of Tea (chai) consumed per capita per year
  • 150 cremations held every day in Varanasi
  • 32 sites listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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