One of the most interesting and culturally diverse places on the planet, everyone loves a tour of India. It doesn’t matter what you’ve done or how many different places you’ve visited in the world, India will you hit you with a different sort of vibe from the moment you first arrive.
Never been to India, but excited to go? Read on to learn some fun facts about India.
India Has the Second Largest Population in the World
In terms of the amount of people living in any given country, India has one of the largest populations on the planet, second only to China. India has a current population of around 1.2 billion people.
India is the Seventh Largest Country By Landmass
By landmass, India occupies the seventh slot when it comes to the biggest countries by geographical area in the world. India has a total area of 3,287,263 square kilometers. Most people don’t think of India being that big of a country, but it is quite the decent chunk of land!
India Boasts Several Major Cities
There are a number of large, major cities located in India. Travelers who want to see some of India’s biggest cities will enjoy checking out locales such as Koltaka, Bangalore, and Chennai. The most populous city in India is Mumbai, and the capital city of India is New Delhi.
India is Home to Many Tongues
Many different languages are spoken in India. The main languages you can hear daily being spoken in India are Hindi, Telegu, Bengali, Tamil, Urdu, and Marathi. India has a history dating back over 5000 years, so linguistic evolution is not a surprise for a country so steeped in history.
India has some of the most exciting wildlife within its borders. From the Bengal tiger, to the Indian Rhinoceros, Asian elephant and countless birds. This is one of the most exciting places for a safari.