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Geography

Capital

New Delhi, approx. 16,7 million inhabitants (2011, Census)

Area

3,287,590 km2. As comparison Denmark’s total area is 43,000 km2

Population

1,220,800,359 (CIA – World Factbook, July 2013 est.)

Annual population growth

1.37 % (World Bank, 2012)

People

Indo-Aryan (72 %), Dravidian (25 %), Mongoloid and others (3 %) (CIA – World Factbook, 2000)

Language

India has 18 official languages, English and Hindi are the most common

Religion

Hinduism (80.5 %), Islam (13.4 %), Christianity (2.3 %), Sikhism (1.9 %), Buddhism, Jainism and others (1.8 %) (Census, 2001).

Time zone

Indian Standard Time (IST) +5.5

Time difference Denmark-India

India +3.5 hours at Danish summer time and +4.5 hours at Danish winter time.

Updated: January, 2014