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India, formally the Republic of India (IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),is a nation in South Asia. It is the seventh-biggest nation by region, the second-most crowded nation (with more than 1.2 billion individuals), and the most crowded majority rule government on the planet. It is limited by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. It shares arrive outskirts with Pakistan toward the west;China, Nepal, and Bhutan toward the upper east; and Myanmar and Bangladesh toward the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the region of Sri Lanka and the Maldives. India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands share an oceanic fringe with Thailand and Indonesia.

The Indian subcontinent was home to the urban Indus Valley Civilization of the third thousand years BCE — one of the world’s soonest civilizations.In the next thousand years, the most seasoned sacred texts related with Hinduism started to be created. Vast scale urbanization happened on the Ganges in the main thousand years BCE prompting the Mahajanapadas, and Buddhism and Jainism emerged. Early political solidifications occurred under the Maurya, Satavahana and Gupta realms; the later peninsular Middle Kingdoms affected societies to the extent Southeast Asia. In the medieval time, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity, and Islam arrived, and Sikhism rose, all adding to the district’s differing society. A significant part of the north tumbled to the Delhi sultanate; the south was joined under the Vijayanagara Empire. The nation was bound together in the seventeenth century by the Mughal Empire. In the eighteenth century, the subcontinent went under the Maratha Empire and in the nineteenth under the British East India Company, later moving to British crown run the show. A patriot development rose in the late nineteenth century, which later, under Mahatma Gandhi, was noted for peaceful protection and prompted India’s autonomy in 1947.

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