What basic General Knowledge about India that every Indian should know?

Basic General Knowledge about India that every Indian must and should know are:

Capital of India - New Delhi

Belongs to (Continent) - ASIA

Population (2011 census) - 121,01,93,422 (2nd in world)

Area - 3287590sq.km (7th in world)

Total coastal Line - 7517 km

State with Longest Coastal Line - Gujarat (1600 km)

Length from East to West - 2933 km

Length from North to South - 3214 km

Currency - Indian Rupee

Majorly spoken Languages - Hindi, English

Number of states - 29 (Telangana youngest state)

Union Territories - 7 including Capital Territory

Major water bodies - Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean

Main agricultural products - Rice, Wheat, Jute, Sugar cane, Cotton, Tea, Coffee
What basic General Knowledge about India that every Indian should know?
Major cities - New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad

National Emblem - Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath

National Flag - Tricolor

National Anthem - Jana Gana Mana

National Song - Vande Mataram

National Animal - Tiger

National Bird - Peacock

Motto - Satyameva Jayate

Independence day - 15th August

Republic day - 26th January

Gandhi Jayanthi - 2nd October

Largest state (Population wise) - Uttar Pradesh

Largest state (Area wise) - Rajasthan

First President - Dr. Rajendra Prasad

First Prime Minister - Jawahar Lal Nehru

First Woman Prime Minister - Indira Gandhi

Silicon Valley of India - Bangalore

Financial Capital of India - Mumbai

Manchester of India - Ahmedabad

Father of the Nation or Bapu - Mahatma Gandhi

Pandit Ji or Chacha - Jawahar Lal Nehru

Iron Man of India - Sardar Vallabhai Patel

Guru dev - Rabindranath Tagore

Nightingale of India - Sarojini Naidu

Lokmanya - Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Lal, Bal, Pal - Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal

Countries having common border with India - Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh

Country with Longest border -
Bangladesh (approximately 4000km)

Dividing line between India and China - Mc.Mohan Line

Dividing line between India and Pakistan - RedCliffe Line

Dividing line between India and Afghanistan - Durand Line

Dividing line between India and Sri Lanka - Palk Strait (lies in water body)
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