India Travel Information

From: India Travel Guide

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Useful travel related information for India:

Capital of India
New Delhi

Indian Government
Democratic with universal suffrage since 1950.

Languages in India
Hindi and English et al.

Religions in India
Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christianity

Electricity Information
Supply: 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: BS 546 D Plug and CEE 7/16 Type C Plug

The official currency of India is the Rupee (INR) which is available in coin and note form. There are 100 paise to a Rupee which are available with values of 5,10, 20, 25 and 50 and Rupee coins come in denominations of 1,2,5 and 10 with notes are available in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 Rupees.

Travel Visa Information
In order to enter India you will need a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining on it and a Tourist Visa.

India's International Airports

World Time Zone
Indian Standard Time (IST) is five and a half hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Official India Travel and Tourism Information