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Official Name Republic of India                

Continent Asia

Lat Long 21.7679° N, 78.8718° E

Area 3,287,590 sq km (1,269,346 sq mi)

Population 1,261,527,930 (2014 estimate)

Capital New Delhi

Largest City Mumbai

Official Language Hindi and English

Major Religion Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh

National day January 26 (1950 - Republic Day),    
                     August 15 (1947 - Independence Day)

Form of Government Federal Republic

President Ram Nath Kovind

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (BJP)

Legislature Parliament of India

Currency Indian rupee ( Indian Rupee symbol.svg) INR

GDP (PPP) total $ 7,277 trillion (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) per capita $5,777 (2014 estimate)

Calling code 91

Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)

Internet TLD .in

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