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What region is Indiana in July 31

The Hoosier State, or the state of Indiana, was admitted to the Union on Dec. 11, 1816, and became the 19th state. It is the 30th largest state by area, measuring 36,291 square miles in size. Indianapolis is both the state's capitol and its largest c

What is India's role in SAARC July 31

According to the International Democracy Watch, SAARC was founded by India and six other Southeast Asian nations in 1985. The organization was created to promote understanding and cooperation in a variety of fields between countries in the region. In

What are the biggest problems facing India July 30

Conflicts in India between members of the Hindu and Muslim faiths have led to violence in some cases. This is a particular problem in Gujarat, where a large number of displaced Muslim families live. Corruption is seen as being widespread throughout t

What vegetation grows naturally in India July 29

What vegetation grows naturally in India
Credit:RBBMomentGetty ImagesIndia has many types of forests, including tropical evergreens, dry deciduous, monsoon, mangrove and mountain forests. Some vegetation can also be found in the de ...

What countries surround India July 29

There are three bodies of water bordering India: the Arabian Sea to the west, the Bay of Bengal to the east and the Laccadive Sea to the north. India comprises over 8,600 miles of land. Its coastline is fewer than 4,400 miles long, which is less than

What are some interesting facts about India July 29

Religions that trace their origins to India include Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. These religious traditions have adherents all over the world, comprising 25 percent of the human population, with a majority of Indians belonging to the Hind

What are the landforms of Pakistan July 29

What are the landforms of Pakistan
Credit:Iqbal KhatriMomentGetty ImagesAdditional mountainous areas in Pakistan include the Safed Koh Range, Sulaiman Range and Kirthar Range, all of which are located in a part of the country ...

Where is Nepal July 29

Nepal covers a total area of about 57,000 square miles, making it a little larger than the state of Arkansas, and the 94th largest country in the world. As of 2014, Nepal has a population estimated to be over 30.9 million people, making it the 42nd m

How big is India July 29

How big is India
Credit:Cameron SpencerGetty Images SportGetty ImagesDespite its relatively small size, India ranks second in the world in population, with fewer people than only China. At the 2011 census, t ...

Does India have any volcanoes July 29

Barren Island is the only known active volcano in southeast Asia. Its first recorded eruption occurred in 1787, with at least 10 ensuing eruptions since then. Major eruptions include those in 1789, 1795, 1803 to 1804, 1852, 1991, 1994 through 1995, 2

What is the climate like in India July 29

What is the climate like in India
Credit:Atid KiattisaksiriLightRocketGetty ImagesIndia is quite large, approximately one third of the size of the United States. The climate of India varies widely; some areas experience hot, ...

What does India import and export July 29

India primarily exports to the United States, the United Arab Emirates, China, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Other major export products include vegetable saps, raw cotton, broadcasting equipment, iron ore, non-retail pure cotton yarn, vehicle pa

How is Republic Day celebrated in India July 29

The start of the grandest of the Republic Day parades is held at Rajpath in New Delhi and is presided over by the president of India. The parade starts with a wreath being placed at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in memory of members of the armed

What hemisphere is India in July 29

What hemisphere is India in
Credit:Elliott BrownCC-BY 2.0India is the second-most-populous country in the world with more than 1.2 billion people, very close to China's 1.36 billion. Its sizable population also makes I ...

What do the colors of the Indian flag represent July 29

What do the colors of the Indian flag represent
Credit:Paul SimpsonCC-BY 2.0The top horizontal stripe on the Indian flag is saffron in color and this represents the strength and courage of the people in India. The middle stripe is white a ...

Is India a democratic country July 29

Every five years, the people of India elect representatives to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament. All adults in the country may vote in these elections. Members of state legislatures and the electoral colleges of Union Territories elect th

What do Pakistani people eat July 29

Pakistani cuisine is characterized as being peppery and oily. Curries are commonly served in the southern region, while kababs and other barbecued meat are frequently eaten in the north. The majority of the poverty-stricken Pakistani population seldo

What was the highest temperature in India July 29

India's regions consist of tightly clustered and widely varied microclimates. A lot of North India is kept warm, or is only mildly chilly or cold during winter. The Himalayan mountain system keeps most regions in India hot in summer; the Himalayans a
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