India is a republic consisting of 28 states and seven union territories with a parliamentary system of democracy. But that is where hard and fast definitions of this fascinating country end. In fact, India is an enigma, a melting pot of thousands of dialects, peoples and customs. Westerners taking a cursory look at the subcontinent may draw the conclusion that there is a definable form and substance to it but India watchers know better.
With 1.15 billion people inhabitants in the seventh-largest country in the world diversity is the keyword to the nation's personality. There is a wealth of flora and fauna as well as some of the world's most attractive countryside and vivid culture. Enjoy India – you won't find a more diverse, fascinating and culturally vibrant country in the world.
Most popular Areas in India
Delhi is the capital of India and is growing fast, forever spreading into neighbouring villages and engulfing them. Read More»
Bangalore's first claim to fame was in being India's 'Garden City' but in more recent years it has also earned the Read More»
Formerly known as Bombay, this is the financial capital of India. It hosts the Bombay Stock Exchange on Dalal Street and Read More»
Chennai is the smallest of India’s four 'metro cities' and still retains its small-town roots and feel. It is the Read More»
Formerly also known as Kochi, this city has long attracted traders throughout history. Spices and ivory were the main Read More»
Hyderabad is the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, and is no less fascinating compared to other cities in India. Situated Read More»
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