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India. Nerea Alve i Gemma Castells.


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India. Nerea Alve i Gemma Castells.

  1. 1. LA INDIA...
  2. 2. <ul><li>The republic of India is a country in south Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city: New Delhi </li></ul>Location/Map/Capital
  3. 3. <ul><li>Official language: Indi </li></ul><ul><li>English is used extensively in business and administration </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: The Rupee </li></ul><ul><li>National anthem: Jana Gana Mana </li></ul>Flag/ National anthem/ official language/ currency
  4. 4. <ul><li>Main geography features: </li></ul><ul><li>The Himalayan mountain range which is considered as the world’s highest mountain range, with its tallest peak. </li></ul><ul><li>The Thar Desert. </li></ul><ul><li>The Satpura Range. </li></ul>Geography
  5. 5. <ul><li>India can be divided mainly into four climatic zones: </li></ul><ul><li>Alpine zone the climate zone can be experienced in the high altitudes of Himalayas </li></ul><ul><li>Arid: high temperature and low rainfall </li></ul><ul><li>Sub tropical </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical </li></ul>Climate
  6. 6. <ul><li>Government: Sovereign socialist secular democratic republic with parliamentary system </li></ul><ul><li>President of the Indian republic: Pratibha Patil. </li></ul><ul><li>Prime minister: Manmohan Singh </li></ul>Politics
  7. 7. <ul><li>Agricultural products include: rice, wheat, oilseed, cotton etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Major industries include textiles, chemicals, food processing etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Major exports include petroleum products, textile goods etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Major imports include crude oil, machinery, gems etc </li></ul>Economy. ( industry, resources...)
  8. 8. <ul><li>The right to freedom of religion is a fundamental right according to the Indian constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Hinduism </li></ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Jainism </li></ul><ul><li>Sikhism </li></ul>Religion
  9. 9. <ul><li>Buildings and monuments: </li></ul><ul><li>Taj Mahal:it was built by Shah Jahan as memorial to his wife Mumataz Mahal. </li></ul><ul><li>The Ajanta caves </li></ul><ul><li>City Palace </li></ul><ul><li>Qutub Minar </li></ul>Culture Architecture
  10. 10. <ul><li>Some famous Indian artists are: </li></ul><ul><li>Jamini Roy: “Seated woman in sari”. </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture:temple structures, deites; and figurines have been sculpted as part of the historical heritage of India. </li></ul><ul><li>The cave temples of Ajanta and Ellora are the finest example of India rock-cut architecture. </li></ul>Painting and sculpture
  11. 11. <ul><li>The Ajanta Caves </li></ul><ul><li>Taj Mahal </li></ul><ul><li>Hawa Mahal </li></ul><ul><li>Red Fort </li></ul><ul><li>Qutub Minar </li></ul><ul><li>Mysore Palace </li></ul><ul><li>Adra Fort </li></ul>Architecture
  12. 12. <ul><li>The earliest works of Indian literature were transmitted orally and only later written down. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian writes are: </li></ul><ul><li>Rabindranth Tagore who won the nobel prize in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>Salman Rushdie is one of the most famous Indian origin authors </li></ul>Literature
  13. 13. <ul><li>Gandhi </li></ul><ul><li>Mother Teresa of Calcuta </li></ul>Indian leaders
  14. 14. <ul><li>Indian music covers a wide range of traditions and regional styles. </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Musical Instruments are: </li></ul><ul><li>Chenda </li></ul><ul><li>Flute </li></ul><ul><li>Sitar </li></ul><ul><li>Violin </li></ul><ul><li>veena </li></ul>Music, Dance and Theatre
  15. 15. <ul><li>Bollywood is the largest film producer in India and one of the largest centers of film production in the world. Bollywood films are mostly musicals. </li></ul>Cinema
  16. 16. <ul><li>The various articles of the Indian constitution provide for education as a fundamental right for the children between the age group 6 to 14. </li></ul>Education
  17. 17. <ul><li>Rituals: Purification,usually with water is a religious action </li></ul><ul><li>Traditonal Indian dress: </li></ul><ul><li>-The sari for women </li></ul><ul><li>-The dhoti for men </li></ul><ul><li>Indian festivals. </li></ul>Folklore, national symbols, traditions and customs
  18. 18. <ul><li>India`s official national sport is field hockey. However, cricket is the most popular sport. </li></ul>Sports
  19. 19. <ul><li>Indian cuisine is characterised by a wide variety of herbs spices and vegetables and also by the widespread practice of vegetarianism. </li></ul>Cuisine
  20. 20. <ul><li>Popular Indian drinks: </li></ul><ul><li>Tea </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee </li></ul>Tea and coffee