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India is the origin of religious traditions followed by one-fourth of the world's population and is home to the world's highest cricket pitch. India is the birthplace of the game of "Snakes and Ladders" in the 13th centu... More »

Cows are sacred in India and allowed to roam the streets freely. Cows in India are considered one of the seven mothers of humankind because they produce milk. India has the largest postal network in the world with over 1... More »

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Hierarchies dictate social life in India, with all relationships having a clear-cut hierarchy that must be respected. Arranged marriages are still common today, except among the urban middle class, and "love marriages" a... More »

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India has an estimated total population in excess of 1.2 billion people as of 2014, making India the second most populous country in the world. The largest and capital city of India is New Delhi, which contained an estim... More »

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www.reference.com Geography Asia South Asia

Cows are sacred in India and allowed to roam the streets freely. Cows in India are considered one of the seven mothers of humankind because they produce milk. India has the largest postal network in the world with over 1... More »

www.reference.com Geography Asia South Asia

The population of India speaks many different languages, including Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil and Urdu. Hindi and English are the official languages of the Indian government. Seventeen other languages have regional o... More »