Lesson 3 India People And Their Culture

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Grade 7 Geography Unit from Chap 18 of The text
"World Geography and Cultures"

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Lesson 3 India People And Their Culture

  1. 1. Unit 8 South Asia <br />
  2. 2. Chapter 18 India and Its Neighbors<br />
  3. 3. Lesson 3 <br />The People and Culture<br />
  4. 4. Core Words <br />
  5. 5. Extension words <br />
  6. 6. Background<br />Flag & Emblem<br />
  7. 7. Geography<br />Area: 3,287,590 sq km<br />World 7th largest<br />Land use:<br />arable land: 54.4% <br />permanent crops: 2.74% <br />other: 42.86% (2001)<br />Natural hazards:<br />Droughts<br />flash floods<br />widespread and destructive flooding from monsoonal rains<br />severe thunderstorms<br />earthquakes<br />
  8. 8. What Culture Are in This Region?<br />
  9. 9. What Languages Do the People Speak?<br /><ul><li>Languages:
  10. 10. English
  11. 11. Hindi (the national language )
  12. 12. 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Dzongkha, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit
  13. 13. Sinhalese</li></li></ul><li>Religion<br />-Multi-religion<br />Hinduism (80.5%)<br />Islam (13.4%)<br />Christianity (2.3%)<br />Sikhism (1.9%)<br />Buddhism<br />Jainism<br />
  14. 14. What Is Hinduism?<br />Hindu<br />印度斯坦人<br />Vedas<br />吠陀经<br />
  15. 15. Caste 种姓<br />

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