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BRIEF DESCRIPTION

INDIA
India is one of the most magnificent Cultural countries of South Asia. It is a pluralistic, multilingual, cultural and multi-ethnic society. The name Indian is said to have originated from the word Indus, which originates from the Old Persian word Hindu. Hindu, itself, is said to have stemmed from the Sanskrit word Sindhu, which was the historical local appellation for the Indus River.

The population is about 1.2 billion and in terms of geographical area, it the seventh-largest country in the world. Indian is rich in culture and history. It hosts four of the world's major religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism. This is apart from: Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Islam and others that arrived in the 1st millennium.

India runs a federal constitutional republic governed under a parliamentary system of government that consists of 28 states and 7 union territories. It is also regarded as one of the present day`s five BRICS. And BRICS, which literally consists of: Brazil, Russian, Indian, China and South Africa are the emerging regional economic nations. Indian is close to Sri Lanka and Maldives in Indian Ocean.

Some parts of Indian, specifically, Indian Andaman and Nicobar Islands, share a maritime border with Indonesia and Thailand. It is Bounded in the south by the Indian Ocean, west by Pakistan, east by Bhutan, Burma and Bangladesh, south west by the Arabian Sea, south east by Bay of Bengal, north east by China, Nepal, and Bhutan, Apart from its culture and economic impact in the world, Indian is also known to be home to various diversity of wildlife in a variety of protected habitats.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India
Categories: Asian Culture, Marriages
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