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Language: Hindi, English
Capital City: New Delhi
Population: 1.1 billion
Area: 1,270,000 square miles
Telephone Calling Code(s): 91
Electricity: 240V, 50 Hz
Currency: As of Nov 22, 2011:
1 India Rupees = $0.02 US Calculate Other Amounts
Entry Requirements:

India requires visas for citizens of the United States. Visas cost $60 and take at least two business days to process. Go to for more information.


January: 1, New Year's Day; 26, Republic Day
May: 1, Labor Day
August: 15, Independence Day
October: 2, Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
December: 25, Christmas Day
Winter: Pongal
Spring: Holi
Summer: Raksha Bandhan
Autumn: Diwali
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.



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