India

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
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India

Geography:Total Area: 3,287,263 sq km Comparison to the world: 7Climate (list and describe): varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north.Terrain: upland plain (Deccan Plateau) in south, flat to rolling plain along the Ganges, deserts in west, Himalayas in northNatural Hazards: droughts, flash floods, and earthquakesEnvironment—current issues (list 2): Deforestation, and soil erosion.

People and SocietyMajor ethnic groups (top 2 and %s): Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%Language (top 1 or 2 and %s): Hindi 41%, Bengali 8.1%Religion (list top 2 and %s): Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4% Total Population: 1,220,800,359 people Comparison to the world: 2Urbanization: 30%Life Expectancy: M: 66.38 years F: 68.7 years Literacy Rate: M: 73.4% F:47.8%

General Info:Capital City: New DelhiRegion: Indian Sub continentRelative Location: Bordering Countries: Pakistan, Nepal, China, Burma, Bangladesh, Bhutan. Bordering bodies of water: Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean.

India: A land of Diversity- Tovah Lockwood, Gena Lara- D

GovernmentIndependence: Year: 1947 Country: United Kingdom

EconomyGDP per capita: $3,900 Compared to world: 166Labor Force (by occupation): 498.4 million agriculture: 53% industry: 19% services: 28%Unemployment rate:9.9 %Agriculture—product: rice, wheat, oilseed.Industries (list top) textiles, chemicals, food processingExport—Partner (#1 and %) UAE 12.7%Import—Partner (#1 and %) China 11.9% Second World Country

EconomyGDP per capita: $3,900 Compared to world: 166Labor Force (by occupation): 498.4 million agriculture: 53% industry: 19% services: 28%Unemployment rate:9.9 %Agriculture—product: rice, wheat, oilseed.Industries (list top) textiles, chemicals, food processingExport—Partner (#1 and %) UAE 12.7%Import—Partner (#1 and %) China 11.9% Second World Country


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