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India
India
Continent :Asia
Region :South Asia
Capital :New Delhi
Government :Federal Republic
Currency :Rupee INR
TimeZone :IST (UTC+5:30)
Total Area :3,287,263 sq.km.(2.4% of World's land)
Population(2011 Census) :1,210,193,422(17.5% of World Population)
GDP(2010 IMF) :$4.001 trillion (5.4% of World GDP)
What do they say about India?

"We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made."

- Albert Einstein, Scientist

"India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only."

- Mark Twain, Author

"India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe's languages: she was the mother of our philosophy; mother, through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics; mother, through the Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity; mother, through the village community, of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways the mother of us all."

- Will Durant, American Historian

"If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India."

- Max Mueller, German Sholar

"If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India."

- Romain Rolland, French Scholar

"India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border."

- Hu Shih, Former Ambassador of China to USA

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