climate is strongly influenced by the Himalayas and the
Thar Desert, both of which drive the monsoons. The
Himalayas prevent cold Central Asian katabatic winds
from blowing in, keeping the bulk of the Indian
subcontinent warmer than most locations at similar
languages of India belong to several linguistic
families, the major ones being the Indo-European
languages—Indo-Aryan and the Dravidian languages. Other
languages spoken in India belong to the Austro-Asiatic,
Tibeto-Burman, and a few minor language families and
The Indian Rupee is the original
official currency of India. The English translation of
"Rupee" is "silver, " and the name exists because it was
previously a silver coin.
India the largest democratic nation and
is also the second most populous nation of the world.
The current Indian population is estimated to be around
1. 2 billion approximately. A large section of the Indian
population resides in the rural areas.
New Delhi is the capital city of
Republic of India. It serves as the centre of the
Government of India and the Government of the National
Capital Territory of Delhi.