India factsheet

Use this factsheet to learn about India, the world's largest democracy. Our India factsheet contains facts about the population, currency and climate, as well as information on the big issues in India such as women's rights, food and education. This factsheet can be used as a handout or as a big India poster for your classroom wall.

Did you know?

  • India is the only country which is home to both lions and tigers
  • Almost half of girls are married before their 18th birthday in India
  • 33% of the population in India lives in poverty

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