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  States in India, Information about States in India, Profiles About India States
India is a country with a rich and varied cultural heritage and is presumably one of the oldest civilizations in the world.
India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories.
A Union Territory is an administrative division of India.
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  States and territories of India - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most of the princely states were under the authority of a British political agent responsible to the governor of a province, but the four largest princely states, Hyderabad, Baroda, Mysore, and Jammu and Kashmir, were directly under the authority of the Governor-General of India.
India and Pakistan contested for control of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir; the state had a Muslim majority, but its Hindu ruler acceded to India.
The Kingdom of Sikkim was annexed to India as a state in 1975.
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  Geography of India - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
India is bounded in the southwest by the Arabian Sea and in the southeast by the Bay of Bengal.
The Himalayas extend from the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the west to the state of Arunachal Pradesh in the east.
India's wetland ecosystem is widely distributed from the cold and arid; from ones in the Ladakh region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir to the ones in the wet and humid climate of peninsula India.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Andra Pradesh   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Andhra Pradesh (ఆంధ్ర ప్రదేశం in Telugu) (Āndhra Prādesh), is a state in south-eastern India and is part of the linguistic-cultural region of South India.
Andhra Pradesh is the fifth largest state in India and it forms the major link between the north and the south of India.
It is a historic land of temples and mosques, a combination of Dravidian culture and the Muslim cultural heritage from the western and central Asia.
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 India - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia.
India's climate is strongly influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert.
India, lying within the Indomalaya ecozone, hosts significant biodiversity; it is home to 7.6% of all mammalian, 12.6% of avian, 6.2% of reptilian, and 6.0% of flowering plant species.
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 1Up India > India > States & Union Territories > States and Union Territories of India
Assam, the land of hills and valleys, the land of the mighty river Brahmaputra, the land of Mother Goddess Kamakhya, lies in the northeastern corner of India.
The large state of Madhya Pradesh is the geographical heartland of India.
Sikkim state being a part of inner mountain ranges of Himalayas, is hilly having varied elevation ranging from 300 to 8540 meters.
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 India Information, Indian States and Union Territories Information, Indian Cities, India City Guide, Population, India ...
India is a vast expanse of cultural, traditional and religious diversity.
South India is a geographic and linguistic-cultural region of India.
Geographically, South India is a vast triangular peninsula, bounded on the west by the Arabian Sea, and on the east by the Bay of Bengal.
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 States and territories of India Information
India is subdivided into twenty-nine states and six union territories.
British India, which included all of modern-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan, but not Ceylon, Nepal or Sikkim, was made up of two types of territorial divisions, provinces and Princely States.
The former French and Portuguese colonies in India were incorporated into the Indian Republic as the union territories of Pondicherry, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Goa, Daman, and Diu in 1962.
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 .:: Welcome to India ::.
In 1999, India mobilised its military in Kargil, Kashmir to repel Islamist terrorists who, under the auspices of the Pakistani government, were encroaching upon Indian territory.
India is divided into 28 states (which are further subdivided into districts), 6 Union Territories and the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
India has a rich and unique cultural heritage, having striven to preserve its established traditions throughout history; its dynamic nature is manifest in its willingness to respect and tolerate foreign ways and practices.
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 India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia.
India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories.
India, lying within the Indomalaya ecozone, hosts significant biodiversity; it is home to 7.6% of all mammalian, 12.6% of avian, 6.2% of reptilian, and 6.0% of flowering plant species.
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India borders Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan on land, with Sri Lanka and the Maldives just across the Indian mainland in the Indian Ocean.
The subcontinent was divided into the secular state of India and the smaller Muslim state of Pakistan that occupied two noncontiguous areas.
Fundamental concerns in India include the ongoing dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir, massive overpopulation, environmental degradation, extensive poverty, and ethnic and religious strife, all this despite impressive gains in economic investment and output.
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 India - States, Union Territories, Religions, News Papers, Weather, Film, Facts
India is the seventh-largest country by geographical area and has one of the most diverse populations of wildlife, geographical terrain and climate systems found anywhere in the world.
India has 28 states and 7 territories, and recognizes 22 official languages spoken across its diverse regions, including the official national languages, Hindi, and English, which too is widely spoken.
India became a declared nuclear weapons state in 1974, and today, it is considered a major world power.
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 National Portal of India : Know India : Districts of India
India is one of the oldest civilizations with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich heritage.
Districts of India is an endeavour of NIC to provide a one-stop source for all the information about Districts of India at one place on the web.
Moreover, we are linking to the website of Survey of India, which acts as adviser to the Government of India on all survey matters, viz Geodesy, Photogrammetry, Mapping and Map Reproduction.
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 UNICEF India - Health
The event brought together Ministers and Secretaries of the Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD) from various States and Union Territories of India in a significant bid to hammer out a roadmap for young child survival and development.
Considering that 30% of the babies born in India have a low birth weight, 47% of Under-3s continue to be underweight and 74% of them are anaemic, it is critical that the services reach all needy children, especially the excluded and the underserved.
Micronutrient supplementation was unanimously accepted as another component of the quality package for increased immunity, reduction in morbidity and improvement in the quality of life of young children.
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 India Tourist Maps, India Travel Map, India Tourism Map, India States and Union territories Travel Map, India state ...
India is the largest democracy in the world, seventh largest country and the second most populous.
India is a picture of diversity seen in her peoples, cultures, colorful festivals, dress and costumes, religions, flaura and fauna and varying landscapes.
India's total land mass is 2,973,190 square kilometers and is divided into three main geological regions: the Indo-Gangetic Plain, the Himalayas, and the Peninsula region.
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 sociology - India
India's bicameral parliament consists of the upper house known as the Council of States, or Rajya Sabha and the lower house known as the House of the People, or Lok Sabha.
India is home to several major rivers such as the Ganga (Ganges), the Brahmaputra, the Yamuna, the Godavari, and the Krishna.
India is divided into twenty-eight states (which are further subdivided into districts), six Union Territories and the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
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 India States, Indian States, State Maps, States Of India
India's vast cultural diversity has resulted in a treasure trove of handicrafts for the discerning shopper, in a truly remarkable variety of styles and prices.
India is a land of varies and colourful dimensions.
The States are free to decide their own regional languages for internal administration and education, so there are 18 official languages spoken throughout the country.
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 INDIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Neighbouring countries of particular concern to India are Pakistan to the northwest and China to the north, both of which have intractable border disputes with India, and Bangladesh, which is surrounded on three sides by Indian territory.
Much of India's territory lies within a large peninsula, surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west and the Bay of Bengal on the east; Cape Comorin, the southernmost point of the Indian mainland, marks the dividing line between these two bodies of water.
India’s GDP is merely a fraction of that of the world’s.
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 Maratechnology.com :: States and territories of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Princely states were ruled by local, hereditary rulers, who acknowledged British sovereignty in return for local autonomy and British India had hundreds of princely states, which varied greatly in size, from Hyderabad, with a population of over ten million, to tiny states.
Two divisions, the Central India Agency and Rajputana Agency, consisted of numerous princely states which were governed by a political agent appointed by the Governor-General of India, rather than the governor of a province, and the four largest princely states, Hyderabad, Baroda, Mysore, and Jammu and Kashmir, were directly under the authority of the Governor-General.
The Kingdom of Sikkim was annexed to India as a state in 1975.
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 India - Gurupedia
India is home to several major rivers such as the Ganga (anglicized to Ganges), the Brahmaputra, the Yamuna, the Godavari and the Krishna.
India's economy today encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of support services, including software.
India's official national sport is Field Hockey, although most would assert that it is in fact Cricket that has become the unofficial national game.
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 States And Union Territories Travel Agent in India, States And Union Territories Tours in India, Tour and Travel ...
Punjab is the richest agricultural state of India.
This state is regarded as the heartland of India and has a rich heritage, spectacular natural surroundings, varied wildlife and delightful hill station.
The state of Manipur is a melting pot of culture and tradition.
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 National Population Policy of India
India is following the demographic transition pattern of all developing countries from initial levels of "high birth rate high death rate" to the current intermediate transition stage of "high birth rate low death rate" which leads to high rates of population growth, before graduating to levels of "low birth rate low death rate".
(v) The five states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh that currently constitute nearly 44 percent of the total population, are projected to comprise 48 percent of the total population in 2016.
Additionally, in India, across the board (rural or urban areas), there are more female deaths in the age group of 0-14 than elsewheres.
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 India States, Indian States, State Maps, States Of India
India, a Union of States, is a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary System of government.
India comprises of 28 states and seven union territories.
The States Reorganization Act of 1956 was a primary force in reorganizing the boundaries of India's states along linguistic lines, and bringing an amendment in the Indian Constitution whereby the three types of states, known as Parts A, B, and C states, were amended with a single type of state.
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 Republic Indian States & Union Territories Guide India
India is the land of 28 States, 6 Union Territories and 1 National Capital Territory - New Delhi that portrays Unity in Diversity with vibrant cultural heritage and spiritual mysticism.
Indian States are a land of breathtaking extremes, diverse multitude of cultures, languages, religious, dress, cuisine, fairs and festivals that make India one of the most favored destinations with distinctive flavor varying dramatically from region to region and state to state for tourists across the world.
So, get you down to Indian States in a journey through the fascinating lanes of the country which reflect all the elements that go on to shape this splendid land as wonderful destination of the world.
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 India: Administrative Divisions - K12 Academics
Administratively, India is divided into twenty-eight states (which are further subdivided into districts), and seven union territories (or territories owned by the Central Government).
All states and the union territories of Delhi and Pondicherry have elected governments.
The states and territories are further divided into 602 districts.
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 States of India, indian States, Union Territories in India - Indfy.com
States of India reflects the very essence and spirit of the country in an assortment of flavor.
Yet, there was a third category of rulers who were valiant heroes of the past and brought warfare and combating techniques to a new level and added in increasing the size and administration of the particular States of India, under their rule.
The assortment in the States of India is reflected through a number of elements.
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 Hotels in India,Hotels in Delhi,Hotels in Rajasthan,Hotels in Kerala,Hotels in Goa
The subcontinent of India lies in south Asia, between Pakistan, China and Nepal.
To the north India is bordered by the world's highest mountain chain known as The Great Himalaya, where foothill valleys cover the northernmost of the country's 29 states and 6 union territories.
India has always intrigued and fascinated the rest of the world with its variation, contrast and contradictions and will continue to do so.
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 India States and Territories
The states and territories of India are very diverse than any other country around the world.
Each one of them has a unique history and culture,dress,festivals and way of celebration.
The following states and regions makes up this beautiful country.
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