India , officially the Republic of India , is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; in addition, India's Andaman and...
|Founded:||August 15, 1947|
|Official language:||Hindi Language, English Language|
|Area:||1,269,345.6 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Parliamentary system, Federal republic, Constitutional republic|
|Also known as:||Bharat, Hindustan, The Republic of India|