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India

  1. 1. INDIA Maria Ruuto
  2. 3. <ul><li>Official name: Rebublic of India </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: New Delhi </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 1,49 mld </li></ul><ul><li>Area: 3 287 590 m 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Official languages: Hindi and English </li></ul><ul><li>Independence: 15 august 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>Religion: Hinduism, Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Anthem: Jana-Gana-Mana </li></ul>
  3. 4. Agriculture <ul><li>Hot and moist </li></ul><ul><li>They have eather floods or droughts </li></ul><ul><li>Plants (rice, tobbaco, peanut, tea plant) </li></ul><ul><li>Cattle (goats, cows, sheep, buffalos, pigs, camels, birds, silkworms) </li></ul><ul><li>Don´t kill cows, they milk them </li></ul><ul><li>Catch fish </li></ul>
  4. 5. Tourism <ul><li>Well known </li></ul><ul><li>Warm climate </li></ul><ul><li>Many sights </li></ul>Mahabalipurami castle
  5. 8. Traffic <ul><li>Left-side traffic </li></ul><ul><li>They don´t use indicator lights </li></ul><ul><li>Usually brakes don´t work </li></ul><ul><li>They don´t have mirrors </li></ul><ul><li>Avarage speed is 35 km/h </li></ul><ul><li>Animals on roads </li></ul><ul><li>Bad roads </li></ul><ul><li>You can travel by car, train, ship, boat, plane </li></ul>
  6. 12. Interesting facts <ul><li>58% are literate </li></ul><ul><li>Cows are their holy animals </li></ul><ul><li>They use hydro, wind, solar and nuclear power </li></ul><ul><li>Chess was invented in India </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus are studies, whitch originated in India </li></ul><ul><li>India is the biggist democratic country in the world </li></ul>
  7. 13. <ul><li>India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world </li></ul><ul><li>India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early 17th century </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga has its origins in India </li></ul><ul><li>India has never invaded any country in last 10 000 years of history </li></ul>
  8. 14. Thank you for listening! Any questions? 

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