post#2:Background information

The population of India is HUGE! There are a total of 1.339 Billion people as of 2017 and it is still growing! Most of the population lives in a city called  the Ganges Plain, in eastern and northern India.

The capital of India is actually called the new Delhi. And over 900 mil people live there.

Another  famous city is called Mumbai and Its mainly a financial center for the wealthy and has a beautiful coast. about 18 mil people live there.

Now im going to name off the most popular languages spoke in India,Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, English, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Urdu, Sanskrit, Hindustani, Maithili, Sindhi.

India has the fastest growing rate in the world but actually has a huge problem in poverty.

79.8% of the population in India actually practices Hinduism as a religion. Other smaller religions are  (Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism ).

1857- the Sepoy mutiny or first war of independence

1861-birth of Rabindranath Tagore

1869-birth of mahatma Gandhi

Other facts I have learned about the country are India is a beautiful place but can be deceiving.

 

One thought on “post#2:Background information

  1. Thanks for getting in your background information! I didn’t see a link to your research? Also, don’t forget images with your posts. 🙂

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