India, also known as Bharat or Hindustan is the seventh largest and second most populous country in the world.
India lies in the continent of Asia. It has a land frontier of 15,200 kilometrea and a coastline of 7,516.6 kilometres, including the main land’s coastline as well as that of Indian islands.
India holds about 16 percent of the world’s population though it has only 2.42 percent of the earth’s surface.
India is divided into 28 states and 7 Union territories.
New Delhi is the capital of India.