Republic of India, also called as Bharat and Hindustan
Major Cities :
Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad etc.
Official Languages :
Hindi & English
Indian Rupees ( INR ) .
You have to do all the transactions in Indian Rupees
( ) only.
IF you want to change the currency, do it in Banks, Hotels or at authorized money changers.
Avoid to doing it on roads. Travelerís cheque has it limitations, so inquire prior to using it.
240 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. You will require a voltage converter if you are
carrying a device that does not accept 240 Volts at 50 Hertz. Volts, Many of the hotels keep the
universal chargers with them.
India is seventh largest country (geographically) in the world. Its area is 3,287,263 sq. km.
India is having costal line of 7,517 Km (4,700 mile).Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Afghanistan,
Maldives and Pakistan are the neighboring countries.
Generally sanitary conditions are good, nevertheless, beware of raw products and drink bottled or boiled water.
Good and international quality hospitals are available at all the Major cities.
Great variety of vegetarian and non vegetarian food is available in India. The taste of dishes, aroma and contents changes as per geographical area and customs. You can enjoy a variety of food in India. Try not to eat food on the roadside.
Official languages :
1,028 million (as per 1 March 2001)
India is a secular country where Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh and Parsi are the main religions along with tribal people believing in nature and co exists with each other.
It is advisable to take precautions in any city you visit, meaning you must look after your belongings, if your hotel is having a safe, then keep the important documents in it and keep the copies of it with you.
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