India

India

India is a land where people of different religions and cultures live in harmony. This harmony is seen in the celebration of festivals. The message of love and brotherhood is expressed by all the religions and cultures of India.

The Indian culture varies like its vast geography. People speak in different languages, dress differently, follow different religions, eat different food but are of the same temperament.

India is the 7th largest country in the world by size with an area of 3,287,590 square kilometres, and the second largest India2by population with a population of roughly 1,188,800,000 people. The major religions of India are Hinduism (majority religion), Islam (largest minority religion), Sikhism, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism and the Bahá’í Faith.

To find out more contact:

High Commission of India
3-5 Moonah Place
Yarralumla ACT 2600
+61 2 6273 3999
http://www.hcindia-au.org/

Sources:
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-religions/
http://demographyofindia.weebly.com/

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