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Country Profile

Population (2011): 1.24 billion
Capital: New Delhi
Area: 3,287,263 sq km
Main Languages: Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu
Religions: Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census)
Currency: Indian Rupee (INR)
GDP (2011): US$1.85 trillion
GDP per capita (2011): US$1,534
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 17.2%, Industry 26.4%, Services 56.4% (2011 est.)
Urban population (2011): 31%
Life Expectancy (2011): 65 years
International dialing code: (+91)