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    Indian language

    The Republic of India is a country that belongs to Asia and whose capital is New Delhi. It is the 2nd most populous country in the world, with more than 1,300 million people, and the 7th largest (3,287,263 km 2). Its human development index is medium (131st) and its official currency is the Indian rupee. And what language is spoken in India? What language do they speak in India? India has no declared national language in its constitution, but has two official languages: Hindi, in the Devanagari script, is the official language. English, as an additional language for the government,…

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    Flora and fauna of India

    Indian flora Flora of India comprises a wide variety of indigenous or native plant types. It is estimated that there are more than 50,000 species of plants. The rich floral diversity of India is undoubtedly due to the great variety of climatic and altitudinal variations, together with the variety of ecological habitats. India has areas with almost no rain, as well as the area that receives the highest rainfall in the world. The altitude varies from sea level to high mountain ranges. Habitat types range from the humid tropical Western Ghats to the Thar Desert of Rajasthan and from the…

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  • Indian history

    Brief history of India summarized A brief review of the history of India, in summary. Ancient Indian The Indus Valley Civilization The first Indian civilization arose in the Indus Valley around 2600 BC It actually straddled northwestern India and Pakistan. By 6,500 BC the people of the area had begun to farm. By 5,500 BC they had already invented pottery. By 2600 BC a prosperous agricultural society had grown. Farmers used bronze tools. They grew wheat, barley, and peas. They also raised cattle, goats and sheep. Water buffalo were used to pull carts. People spun cotton and traded with other…

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  • Traditions and customs of India

    What traditions and customs are there in India? Immersion in the world of Indian customs and traditions. Gastronomy Food in daily life About half of the population eat rice as a staple food, while the rest subsist on wheat, barley, maize and millet. Therefore, there are important geographical differences in diet. Just as fundamental is the divide between those who eat meat and those who are vegetarian. Muslims, Jews, Sikhs and Christians all eat meat, with the important proviso that the first three groups do not eat pork. Lower caste Hindus eat any meat except beef, while members of the…

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    Hindu music

    Hindu music is, in its various forms, the expression of a very extensive tradition which, although divided in part by the breakdown of the colonial system, remains the music of a subcontinent made up of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.. Despite linguistic or religious differences, the same type of music can be found across political borders. If its knowledge in the West progresses both in its learned form (the ragas) and in lighter genres (especially film music), a little-known part remains: the immense field of folk music, each region with its own style and instruments, or even castes…

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