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India is the second most populous country in the world, with a population of over one billion, and is the seventh largest country by geographical area.

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magazine article: India. Question: Where do pyjamas, yoga, curry, gurus and Bollywood films, come from? Read article

word game: Indian and Pakistani English. Match British English words and phrases to their equivalents in Indian and Pakistani English. Play game

poem: The Banyan Tree. Tagore, the author of this poem, once said "To study a banyan tree, you not only must know its main stem in its own soil, but also must trace the growth of its greatness in the further soil, for then you can know the true nature of its vitality". Read poem

cartoon: India. "Pleased to meet you." "Charmed ..." See cartoon

trivia: Proverbs: The cobra will bite you whether you call it cobra or Mr. Cobra. See more India trivia

links: The World Fact Book: India See more links

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