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India

 

India Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

 

Flag of India

Language: Hindi, English

Currency: Indian rupee (Rp)

Calling Code: 91

 

 

 

India - officially Republic of India - is a sovereign country located in South Asia. With its more than 1240 million inhabitants, it is the second country in the world by population - after the People's Republic of China (with 1370 million) and the most populous democracy in the world. Its surface is of 3 287 263 km ², which places it in the seventh place among the most extensive countries of the planet. It borders the Indian Ocean to the south, with the Arabian Sea to the west and the Gulf of Bengal to the east, along a coastline of more than 7517 kilometers. India also borders Pakistan to the west, 10 to the north with China, Nepal and Bhutan and to the east with Bangladesh and Burma. In addition, India is located near the islands of Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia. Its capital is New Delhi and its most populous city is Bombay.

Home to the Indus Valley culture and a historic region for its trade routes and great empires, the Indian subcontinent was identified for its cultural and commercial wealth over most of its long history. Four of the world's most important religions , Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism originated there, while other religions such as Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam came during the First Millennium, shaping diverse cultures of the region.

Gradually annexed by the British East India Company since the early eighteenth century and colonized by the United Kingdom since the mid-nineteenth century, India became an independent nation in 1947, following a struggle for independence that was marked by a movement of nonviolence.

India is a federal republic composed of 29 states and 7 territories of the Union, with a system of parliamentary democracy. In 2017, the Indian economy is the third largest in the world and the sixth in terms of nominal GDP. The economic reforms of 1991 have transformed it into one of the fastest growing economies; however, it still suffers from problems such as high levels of poverty, illiteracy, pandemics, malnutrition and constant violations of women's rights. . In addition to a pluralistic religious, multilingual and multi-ethnic society, India also hosts a diverse flora and fauna in different protected habitats. In addition, the Republic of India is one of the ten countries that has a nuclear arsenal and is not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, given that, in its current terms, it would not allow it to maintain its atomic armament.

 

Travel Destination in India

 

Arunachal Pradesh (India)

Namdapha National Park

 

Namdapha National Park is natural biosphere reserve in a Arunachal Pradesh state in India. It covers an area of 1985 sq km.

     

 

Assam (India)

Kaziranga National Park

 

Kaziranga National Park is a nature reserve situated in Golaghat District in India. It covers an area of 430 sq km.

     

 

 

Bihar (India)

Mahabodhi Temple

 

Mahabodhi Temple is a large Bugghist religious complex in the state of Bihar.

Nalanda Archaeological Site

 

Ancient ruins of Indian city Nalanda are located in Nalanda District in India.

   

 

Jammu and Kashmir (India)

Alchi Monastery

 

Alchi Monastery is a medieval religios complex surrounded by picturesque mountains.

     

 

Karnataka (India)

Anshi National Park

 

Anshi National Park is a nature reserve situated in Karnataka state in India. It covers an area of 250 km2.

     

 

Madhya Pradesh (India)

Bandhavgarh Fort

 

Bandhavgarh Fort is actually a huge fortified palace in the jungles of Umaria District.

Bandhavgarh National Park

 

Bandhavgarh National Park is famous for its wild life including tigers in the Shahdol District.

Gwalior Fort

 

Gwalior Fort is an early medieval citadel situated in Madhya Pradesh State in India. It was constructed in the 8th century.

Khajuraho

 

Religious complex of Khajuraho Archaeological Site is located in Chatarpur District in India.

 

Maharashtra (India)

 

Ajanta Caves are impressive temples carved in the side of a mountain in India.

Kanheri Caves is a large Buddhist religious complex cut into a basalt. It is situated on the western outskirts of Mumbai city.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a protected nature reserve situated on the outskirts of Mumbai in India.

 

 

National Capital Region (India)

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun's Tomb is an impressive complex of Mughal emperor Humayun constructed in 1562 AD by his wife Hamida Banu Begum.

     

 

Rajasthan (India)

Amber Fort

Amber Fort is a medieval walled city in a Jaipur District in India. It was constructed in 1592 by Man Singh I of Amber.

Bhangarh Abandoned City

 

Bhangarh is an old settlement that was mysteriosly abandoned in the 18th century.

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is a medieval fortress situated in a town of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan state. It was constructed in 1156 AD by Rao Jaisal.

 

 

Tamil Nadu (India)

Brihadeeswarar Temple

Brihadeeswarar Temple is a massive religious complex adored with sculptures and colorful frescoes.

     

 

Uttar Pradesh (India)

Agra

Travel guide and information for traveling to medieval city of Agra in India.

Dudhwa National Park

Dudhwa National Park is located in Lahhimpur- Kheri District of India.

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a beautiful palace situated 37 km (23 mi) West of Agra, Agra district in India.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is constructed by Mughal emperor to commemorate memory of his wife.

 

Uttarakhand (India)

Gangotri Glacier

 

Gangotri Glacier is a massive formation in a state of Uttarakhand in India. This marvelous formation covers an area of 1553 km2.

Jim Corbett National Park

 

Jim Corbett National Park is located in Rauri Garhwal and Nainital districts of India.

Rajaji National Park

 

Rajaji National Park is a nature reserve situated in a Uttarakhand state in India. It covers an area of 820 km2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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