Population: 1.3 billion
Capital: New Dheli
Language: 23 different languages and about 2,000 dialects. The main language is Hindi.
Religions: Hindu 79.8%, Christians 2.3%, Sikhs 1.72%, Buddhists 0.7% and many other religious communities.
Area: 3.287.000 km²
Poverty: 22% of the population suffer from hunger, about 120 thousand women a year do not survive childbirth or pregnancy. High school dropout rate means children are forced to work