Population 1210.19 Million (2011 Census)  
Area 3.3 million sq.km.
Geographic Location Lies between latitudes 8.4’ and 37.6’ North and longitudes 68.7’ and 97.25’ East
Coastline Length 7,600 km
Languages 22 languages recognized by the constitution
Major Religions Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism
National Anthem Jana Gana Mana written by Rabindranath Tagore
National Emblem Replica of Lion capital of Sarnath 1
National Flag Horizontal tricolour in equal proportion of deep saffron on the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom, In the center of white band is a wheel in navy blue colour. 2
National Animal Tiger (Panthera tigris) 3
National Bird Peacock 4
National Flower Lotus 5
National Tree Banyan Tree 6
National Currency Rupee (one Rupee = 100 Paise)