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India

The parliamentary Federal Republic of India (Hindi भारत गणराज्य, Bhārat Gaṇarājya) in South Asia with its capital New Delhi covers the largest part of the Indian subcontinent at 3,287,263 km². The Himalayas form the natural northern border and the Indian Ocean encloses the national territory in the south. India borders Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. Other neighbouring countries in the Indian Ocean are Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Non-violent resistance against British colonial rule under Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1949) and Jawaharlal Nehru led to independence in 1947.

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