Keywords: Constitution of India, Currency, Currency symbol, India: Geography, people, government, economy, Maps , National Language, National Symbols (Flag, national anthem, tree, fruit, animal, bird and others), Puzzles, States and Union Territories, Who's who in govenment
For quick reference or reminders about basic facts about India,
follow this link-
From the Survey of India - downloadable maps of physical features,
outline and political maps:
http://www.surveyofindia.gov.in/soi_geo.html (Be patient - this is a slow site)
Map of India - zoomable map from National Geographic
You can zoom down to street level maps.
All maps might need to be updated to show the new 29th State, Telangana.
India has 29 States and 7 Union Territories. For a list and a map of the States, Union Territories and their Capitals click here.
See both sides of currency notes along with their unique features.
How many languages are used on the currency note? Is that
surprising? See the 'Language Panel' to see the languages.
Click here - What is the National Language of India?
An Alphabet Chart - Letters of the Devnagri script
The national flag, national emblem, national anthem, national tree, national song, national calendar, national animal, national bird, national flower and national fruti tree are describer at - http://www.india.gov.in/knowindia/national_symbols.php
India, also known as Bharat, is a Union of States. It is a sovereign socialist secular democratic Republic with a parliamentary system of government. The Republic is governed in terms of the Constitution of India which was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November 1949 and came into force on 26th January 1950. Click here
Who are the President and Prime Minister of India? Find out about them and other important office holders in the Executive, Judiciary and Legislature in the country here.
Updated November 2010