this page you will find a map of India (north)
and some information about the country. The map is a detail of a Map
of the World published by Planet
Poster Editons in Germany.
Map of the World costs 11.50 Euros, it is described in detail at www.planetposter.de
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Official name of country: Bharat (Hindi), India (English)
Official script of the country: Devanagari, Panjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Oriya, Latin/Latein, Arabic/Arabisch
Capital: New Delhi.
of inhabitats: see www.citypopulation.de.
of India (north) with surrounding
areas. - Landkarte von Indien (Nord).
- Mapa de India (norte). - Carte de l'Inde (nord).
India's capital is New Delhi. The biggest cities of India are Bombay (Mumbai), Calcutta (Kolkata) and Delhi. Flights to India usually go to Delhi or Bombay.
India has 24 official languages which are written in 11 different scripts: Devanagari (Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Konkani, Sanskrit etc.), Panjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Oriya, Latin (English) and Arabic (Urdu, Kashmiri). Hindi and English are official languages throughout the country, the others are local.
The following localities are given in their original scripts. This was often very difficult to research, because names of cities are usually not found in dictionaries, and maps in India are only available in English, rarely in Hindi, but that's all.
Devanagari: Delhi, Agra, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Kota, Kanpur, Indore, Bhopal, Lucknow, Varanasi, Jabalpur, Patna, Bihar, Dhanbad, Bharat, Assam, Nagpur, Mumbai (Bombay), Pune, Maharashtra, Goa.
Panjabi (Punjabi): Punjab, Amritsar, Ludhiana.
Gujarati: Gujarat, Ahmadabad, Rajkot, Surat.
Kannada: Hubli, Bangalora, Mysore, Karnataka.
Malayalam: Kozhikode (Calicut), Kochi (Cochin), Lakshadvip (Laccadives), Kerala, Thiruvananhtapuram (Trivandrum).
Tamil: Tamil Nadu, Madurai, Coimbatore, Chennai (Madras), Jaffna in Sri Lanka.
Telugu: Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Warangal, Visakhapatnam (Visakhpatnam, Visakpatnam).
Oriya: Orissa, Bhubaneswar.
Bengali: Kolkata (Kalkutta, Calcutta).
Tourism is of locally relatively high importance in India. We would appreciate more detailed information, also about tourism, flights, or individual tours to India.
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is our Map
of the World with original scripts (original size 70 x 100
cm), from which the detailed map shown above has been cut out. The numbers of
city inhabitants and vegetational zones were researched by hand for every country,
by using the sources listed below. This procedure prevented the map from containing
traditional errors provoked by simply copying such information from previous
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on which the information contained in this map is based:
vegetational base map was aligned with satellite pictures from Google
official names of the countries are quite well researched at www.geonames.de.
Also here you can find information on the geography of many countries: www.geographixx.de.
numbers of inhabitants of the cities were taken from www.citypopulation.de.
the mountain peak altitudes were largely derived form www.peakbagger.com.
is the link to the sitemap, where all areas
with maps are linked.
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