There are six different countries that share a border with India: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal and Pakistan. Each of these countries shares a different amount of border with India. Bangladesh shares 4,142 kilometers, while Bhutan shares 659 kilometers. Burma ...
Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama is credited with discovering the country India. The explorer sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1497, arriving in Calicut, India, in May 1498.
India is surrounded by a total of six countries in its South Asian location, including Pakistan, Burma, China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. These countries mostly border India in northern directions, as the east, west and south are largely encompassed by water.
India is a democratic country as of 2015. The preamble of its constitution declares that the country is a democracy, and the electoral process follows democratic lines.
India is a poor country because of corruption, natural disasters, large population density and lack of employment. Some of the problems caused by poverty in this country include poor living standards, lack of proper health care and poor sanitation.
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 estimated 22.7 million of the country's population in 2...
Housing in India varies depending on region and social standing. The range between mansions and filthy slums is apparent within a city. Slums are where millions of people live in shacks made of waste materials, scrap metal, plastic or wood.