Official Name: The Republic of India
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Federal Parliamentary Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Bharatiya Ganarajya
ISO Country Codes: IN : IND
Internet Domain: .in
Government Web Site:
Capital: New Delhi Main Airports: Chennai International Airport, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Kempegowda International Airport, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Language(s): English; Hindi Population: 1,339,330,514
Currency: Indian Rupee ISO Currency Code: INR
Telephone Dial In: +91 ID Prefix: 00


Government Website:
Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: Reserve Bank of India
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 73.565 Indian rupees (INR) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 8.5% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: 21.9% (2011 est.)
Inflation Rate: 3.7% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 8.80% (Feb-21 - TradingEconomics)
GDP: $2,836 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $6,700 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Indian Rupee
Currency Code: INR
World Bank Classification: Lower Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 16.5% rice, wheat, oilseed, cotton, jute, tea, sugarcane, lentils, onions, potatoes; dairy products, sheep, goats, poultry; fish
Industry: 29.8% textiles, chemicals, food processing, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petroleum, machinery, software, pharmaceuticals
Services: 45.4%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook


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Business Language(s): English
Customs & Excise: Central Board of Excise and Customs
Development Bank(s): Asian Development Bank; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; New Development Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Bureau of Indian Standards
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 68/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 86/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 63/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 102/136 (2016)
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