India is a country in south Asia, it is the second largest country in the world in terms of population after China. 1.4 billion people live in India, the capital of the country is Delhi, Mumbai has the most inhabitants. Hinduism is the religion of the majority of the population (80%), a smaller portion of the population is Muslim (15%). The country’s official languages are Hindi and English. India is a fascinating country, from Jammu and Kashmir / Ladakh in the north to Kerala in the south. International tourists often call it a land of extremes… in colours, smells, sounds and flavours. Popular sights in India are Taj Mahal (Agra), Red Fort (Delhi), Golden Temple (Amritsar), Amber Fort (Jaipur / Pink City) and Mehrangarh Fort (Jodhpur / Blue City). The busiest airports in the country are Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport, Mumbai Airport and Bangalore Airport. Well-known airlines from India are IndiGo, Air India, Air India Express, Vistara, SpiceJet and Go First.

Practical information about India

Time zone: Indian Standard Time (IST) +05:30
Currency: Indian rupee
National Day: 15 August
Airport: हवाई अड्डा

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What are the busiest airports in India?

Airport IATA Passengers
Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport DEL 67,301,016
Mumbai Airport BOM 45,873,329
Chennai Airport MAA 22,266,722
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