South Asian country with diversity in every aspect - that is how I will describe India as. A beautifully diverse and huge terrain of Himalaya to the sleek coastal lines in the south. India has all the aspects of a tropical country.
Indian history dates back to 5 millennia. From the beautiful architecture of the Mughal empire in the north, pilgrimages near the river Ganges, sturdy forts in the west, beautifully carved temples in the east and south to a lively life in Goa and Mumbai. India has offered for every and any visitor in the whole world.
Language: Although India has 22 different languages, Hindi is the most spoken and well-understood
Official Currency: Indian Rupees or INR
Population: Total population is 1.3 billion
India is the 7th largest country in the world
It has 38 UNESCO World Heritage sites
India is a federal parliamentary and democratic republic nation
The Indian film industry is the largest in the world
Indian Railways is the largest employer in India - employing over 1.4 million people
When to Visit India
Indian region can be divided into 3 parts:
South is Tropical
Central is Sub-Tropical
North is Alpine
Due to such varied nature of climate India can be a year-long destination for travel. But largely from March to May the climate is hot and dry. It can also get harsh in a few states of Gujarat & Rajasthan.
Months of Jun till September there is heavy rainfall in most of the parts of country and humidity can go to as high as over 100% - Mumbai.
From October till February the weather is dry and cold. But still can be termed as pleasant.