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India
(13,884 words)

Bhārat Gaṇarājya/The Republic of India

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

1,383,198,000

Area

3,200,000 sq. km (1,200,000 sq. mi)

Population density

440/sq. km (1,100/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.11% (per 1,000: births 17, deaths 8)

Under 15 years

27%

Urban dwellers

35% (2.33% p.a.)

Largest cities

Delhi 30,291,000; Mumbai 20,411,000; Kolkata 14,850,000; Bangalore 12,327,000; Chennai 10,971,000; plus 176 over 300,000

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Cite this page
“India”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02IND>
First published online: 2020



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