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Aid for India

: New Delhi

Size: 3,287,000 km²

Population: approx. 1.027 billion

Religions: 80.5% Hinduism, 13.4% Islam, 2.3% Christian, Sikhismus (approx. 1.8%) and Buddhism, Jainism, Parsi and others

Languages: Hindu and English as the official languages, 21 other recognized languages

Education: 68% of the population can read and write

Government: Parliamentary Democracy

Economy: Although the elite is growing, many Indians must still survive on one dollar a day.

Special challenges: Natural catastrophes constantly set back the country. The monsoon causes the harvests to fluctuate sharply.