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Geography

Capital

New Delhi

Area

3,287,590 km2.

As comparison Denmark’s total area is 43,000 km2 (2011, Statistical Year Book India)

Population

1,2 billion live in India in 2011 (2011 Census), 1,4 billion in 2019 (UN – World Population Prospects).

 

Annual population growth

1.1 % (2018, World Bank)

 

People

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

 

Language

India has 22 official languages of which English and Hindi are the most common

 

Religion

Hinduism (80 %), Islam (13 %), Christianity (2.3 %), Sikhism (1.9 %), Buddhists (0.7%) and other religions: 0.7% (2017, World Population Review)

 

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.

 

Last updated on April 2019