As of 2014, approximately 545 million people speak Hindi in India. Roughly, 425 million of them speak Hindi as a first language, and 120 million speak it as a second language.Know More
Hindi and English are the official languages of India. However, most people in India speak Hindi as a first language. Nearly 125 million people in India speak English as well as Hindi.
Hindi is the primary language of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Jharkhand and other Indian states. Other Indian languages include Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil and Urdu. Outside of India, Hindi is spoken in Mauritius, Fiji, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Nepal.Learn more about South Asia
One active volcano in India is the Barren Island volcano, located in the Indian possession of the Andaman Islands. The volcano reaches a height of 1,161 feet above sea level. It is classified as a stratovolcano.Full Answer >
The landscape in India is divided into five regions: the Northern mountains, the great plains, the Thar Desert, the Central Highlands and the coastal plains. The landscape in India is diverse and varies widely according to the region.Full Answer >
The major crops grown in India are rice, wheat, maize, cotton, oranges, jute, sugarcane, tea, coffee, oil seed, beans, onions, tomatoes and potatoes. These crops are grown all across India and are the country's largest produce outputs. They play an important role in India's economy, which still relies heavily on the profit it makes from these crops.Full Answer >
Like the United States, India is a large country with regional variations in the types of food prepared. However there are characteristics common to most Indian food.Full Answer >