Located in South Asia, the Republic of India is the seventh largest country by land area, the second most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. It shares a border with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Its total land area is around 1,222,237 square miles. It’s a country where both traditional and modern worlds meet.

Most Beautiful Places in India
Most Beautiful Places in India

Key Facts About India

Location Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal
CapitalNew Delhi
CurrencyIndian Rupee
Currency Conversion1INR = 0.015USD
ClimateTropical monsoon in south and temperate in north
Population1.3 billion (2019 Est.)
ReligionMostly Hindu
LanguageHindi and English are commonly used

Top Tourist Attractions in India

  • Taj Mahal
  • Hamayun’s Tomb
  • Delhi Gate
  • India Gate
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Havelock Island
  • Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib)
  • Ranakpur Temple
  • Varkala Beach
  • Qutb Minar
  • Thikse Monastery
  • Mysore Palace
  • Mehrangarh Fort
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Amber Fort
  • Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Khajuraho
  • Ajanta Caves
  • Lake Palace
  • Virupaksha Temple
  • Varanasi
  • Kanha National Park
  • Jaisalmer
  • Ellora Caves

Check out our list of the 7 Most Beautiful Places in India!