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International festival

  1. 1. Location: Map India is in south Asia.                                                                                        India lies between Pakistan, China and Nepal.                                                                                                           
  2. 2. Fun and Quick Facts Quick Fact: The customary greeting is done by putting your palms together and with a slight nod of the head, saying "namaste." Quick Fact: More films are made in India ('Bollywood') than in the USA ('Hollywood')!
  3. 3. Cloths
  4. 4. Languages: See attached
  5. 5. Money and Currency Indian Rupee 45.5 US Dollar 1
  6. 6. The Taj Mahal                                                      . Hampi                                                      . Khajuraho Temples                                                      Ajanta and Ellora Caves                                                      Fatehpur Sikri                                                      Cool places to see
  7. 7. <ul><li>Heritage in India                 </li></ul><ul><li>Taj Mahal </li></ul><ul><li>Khajuraho </li></ul><ul><li>Konark </li></ul><ul><li>Ajanta- Ellora </li></ul><ul><li>Hampi </li></ul><ul><li>Mahabalipuram </li></ul><ul><li>India Wildlife Destinations                                              </li></ul><ul><li>Corbett </li></ul><ul><li>Ranthambore </li></ul><ul><li>Bandhavgarh </li></ul><ul><li>Kanha </li></ul><ul><li>Kaziranga </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Hill Stations in India                                        </li></ul><ul><li>Shimla </li></ul><ul><li>Manali </li></ul><ul><li>Dharamsala </li></ul><ul><li>Mussorie </li></ul><ul><li>Darjeeling </li></ul><ul><li>Ooty </li></ul>Places to learn about and visit
  8. 8. Famous People in India » Shah Jahan » Mumtaz Mahal » Akbar » Mahatma Gandhi » Jawaharlal Nehru » Rajiv Gandhi » Aishwarya Rai » Amitabh Bachan » Narayan Murthy Kishore Kumar » Sunil Mittal » Sachin Tendulkar » Indira Gandhi » Mother Teresa » Azim Premji » Dhirubhai Ambani » Ratan Tata » Satyajit Rai » Osho - Rajnish » Rabindra Nath Tagore » Sunil Gavasakar » Pandit Ravi Shankar » Emperor Ashoka » Lata Mangeshkar » Swami Vivekanand
  9. 9. Economy GDP (FY 2008): $1.21 trillion ($1,210 billion). Real growth rate (2008 est.): 6.6%. Per capita GDP (PPP, FY 2008): $2,900. Natural resources: Coal, iron ore, manganese, mica, bauxite, chromite, thorium, limestone, barite, titanium ore, diamonds, crude oil. Agriculture: 18% of GDP. Products --wheat, rice, coarse grains, oilseeds, sugar, cotton, jute, tea. Industry: 29% of GDP. Products --textiles, jute, processed food, steel, machinery, transport equipment, cement, aluminum, fertilizers, mining, petroleum, chemicals, and computer software. Services and transportation: 54% of GDP. Trade: Exports (FY 2008)--$176.4 billion; engineering goods, petroleum products, precious stones, cotton apparel and fabrics, gems and jewelry, handicrafts, tea. Software exports --$22 billion. Imports (FY 2008)--$306 billion; petroleum, machinery and transport equipment, electronic goods, edible oils, fertilizers, chemicals, gold, textiles, iron and steel. Major trade partners --U.S., China, U.A.E., EU, Russia, Japan
  10. 10. Crafts
  11. 11. Holidays                                                   April 2011     Easter (Orthodox) Sunday 24 Easter (Western) Sunday 24 Good Friday Friday 22 Passover (Till 25th April) Tuesday 19 Hanuman Jayanti Monday 18 Palm Sunday (Orthodox) Sunday 17 Palm Sunday (Western) Sunday 17 Mahavir Jayanti Saturday 16 Baisakhi Thursday 14 Ram Navmi Tuesday 12 Bikrami Samvat (Hindu New Year) Monday 04 Gudi Padva Monday 04 Mothering Sunday (UK) Sunday 03
  12. 12. Flag Pingali Venkayya [N Horizontal tricolour flag (deep saffron, white, and green). In the centre of the white is a navy blue wheel with 24 spokes 22 July 1947 2:3 Designed by Design Adopted Proportion
  13. 13. Food
  14. 14. Music
  15. 15. Sports
  16. 16. Art
  17. 17. List of Students and chosen topics:
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