Presented by: Joseph Francisco

INDIA: THE COUNTRY AND ITS CULTURE

287.56% .8 N 77°12. 263 square km(7th) Water: 9.5 E Official Language/s: Hindi and Engish Land Area: 3.India:       Official Name: Republic of India Capital: New Delhi Geographical Location: 28°36.

Manali and Pahalgam are usually under several feet of snow from December to March and temperatures in Ladakh can be extremely cold. The mountain passes of Ladakh are accessible from July to October. Places like Gulmarg. cold and damp in winter. Shimla is higher and therefore colder in winter. July to August can be unpleasant.Weather and Climate  Western Himalayas: Srinagar is best from March to October. .

Temperatures fall at night in winter. but monsoons are heavy between July and September. although evenings can be fairly cold.  Western India: November to February is most comfortable.Weather and Climate  Central India: Madhya Pradesh state escapes the very worst of the hot season. Summers can be extremely hot with monsoon rainfall between mid June and mid September. .

.  Northeast: March to June and September to November are the driest and most pleasant periods. The rest of the year has extremely heavy monsoon rainfall. falling to almost freezing at night in winter between November and February.Weather and Climate  Northern Plains: This extreme climate is typically warm inland from April to mid-June. Summers are hot with monsoons between June and September.

Mysore and Bijapur have pleasant climates with relatively low rainfall. The coast benefits from some cooling breezes. .Weather and Climate  Southwest:The most pleasant weather is from November to March. Summer temperatures not as high as Northern India although humidity is extreme. Monsoon rains fall anywhere between late April and July. The hills can be cold in winter. Inland.  Southeast:Tamil Nadu experiences a northeast monsoon between October and December and temperatures and humidity are high all year.

Sikhism.: Taj Mahal. Islam . e.People and their Culture  Religions: Hinduism. such as dhárma kárma yóga and moka  Indian architecture represents the diversity of Indian culture.500 years old culture is the Vedic age in which were laid the foundation of Hindu philosophy mythology literary traditions beliefs and practices. .  Indian cuisine is best known for its delicate use of herbs and spices and for its tandoori grilling techniques.Christianity and Jainism  Formative in India's 4.g.

Traditions: .

Anginda. Chumbi Valley Deserts-Thar Desert(Great Indian Desert) . Changuch  Mountain Ranges.Land forms in India  Peaks.Zemu.Satpura Range. Pir Panjal     Range Glaciers. Baratang Valleys. Rathong Volcanoes.Barren.Araku Valley.

Mahanadi River Delta. Laccadive Sea and Andaman Sea Gulfs. Godavari River Krishna River Sea.Dal Lake.      and Sasthamkotta Lake Rivers.Arabian.Palk Strait (Seperates India from Sri Lanka) . Sambhar Lake.Water forms in India  Lakes.Bengal Strait.Gulf of Cambay Gulf of Kutch and the Gulf of Mannar Bays.