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India, a country with more than 1 billion inhabitants. The largest democracy in the world, and this is a major achievement, given the large number of people (Kashmiri, Ladakhi's Rajpoeten, Tamils and many small strains), the large number of languages that are spoken (more than 200 different, 22 officially recognized), the presence of many religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and some local religions) and the huge variety of landscapes (high mountains, tropical rainforest, the desert plains and valleys of major rivers). The language in Rajasthan is Hindi. A positive result of the English colonization is that English is the administrative language of the country, alongside the various accredited Industrials languages. The enormous size of the country, total area is more than three million square kilometers, with 6100 km coastline and 15,250 km cross country.
I will visit Rajasthan the most exostic state of India. The capital Delhi consists of Old and New Delhi which together count 1.300 monuments, Rajasthan, the Tharwoestijn at the border with Pakistan, with its desert villages and a few oases, the Taj Mahal in Agra, considered to be the most perfect building in the world. En route there are nature parks, the beautiful architecture in the cities along the great trade routes of the past, the paintings of the Haveli from the 18th and 19th century, and many temples, mosques, forts, royal tombs and maharaja palaces.