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India - What is India like?



This map shows you where India and the UK are on a world map.

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India is the 6th largest country in the world and over 1 billion people live there. It has the 2nd largest population in the world. Only China has more people living there. New Delhi is the capital city of India but the largest city in India is Mumbai. This city was once called Bombay.


India has a very mixed terrain. It has snowy mountains, sandy beaches, steamy jungles, dry deserts and wet plains.

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