Information about India
Population: 1.095.351.995 inhab. (2006)
Capital: New Delhi 17.753.087 (2006)
Official Languages: Hindi, english and 21 Official Languages
The flag carrier of India is Air India (AI)
Main cities: New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of India in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to India, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in India - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Indian rupee (INR
Time Zone: (GMT+5:30)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country.
- Recommended vaccines: Typhoid fever, Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.