Interesting quick facts about India

Quick Facts
Topic Fact/Statistic
Country Flag
Independence Day August 15, 1947
Republic Day January 26, 1950
States 29
Union Territories 7
Area 2.06 million sq. miles or 3.3 million sq. kms.
Population 1.24 billion
Official Language Hindi, English
Main Religions Hinduism (81%), Islam (13%), Christianity (2%), Sikhism (2%), Others (2%)
Literacy Rate 74%
National Emblem Representation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka
National Anthem Jana Gana Mana
National Song Vande Mataram
National Animal Tiger
National Aquatic Animal River Dolphin
National Bird Peacock
National Flower Lotus
National Tree Banyan Tree
National Fruit Mango
National Currency Rupee (₹) (INR)