ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: New Delhi
COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Mumbai
India is situated in South Asia and it is bounded to the southwest by the Arabian Sea, to the southeast by the Bay of Bengal, and to the south by the Indian Ocean. India shares a total land area of 3,287,263 square kilometres and it is the seventh-largest country in the world.
A population of close to 1.21 Billion. Muslims account for about 13.4% of the population.
India has four climatic zones. In the southwestern lowlands is a tropical rainy climate. A Tropical dry climate governs the Western part of the country. Most of Northeast India are subject to a humid subtropical climate while an alpine climate is found in the northern part of the country.
Hindi and English are the two official languages.
GMT+5:30 hrs throughout the year
General: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Independence Day: August 15th
Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday: October 2nd
Christmas: December 25th
Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 100/2611
Fire: 101 or 2611