On the square India about one third of the United States. Republic of India occupies the most part of the subcontinent of India in the southern Asia. It borders on China in the northeast. Other neighbors - Pakistan in the West, Nepal and Butane in the north, both Burma and Bangladesh in the east.
The country can be divided approximately into three geographical areas differing from each other: the Himalaya area in the north which contains the highest mountains in the world, the Indo-Gangetic Plain and area of a plateau in the southern and central part. India consists of three big river systems of Ganges, Indus and Brahmaputra.Form of government
One of the earliest civilizations of Indus prospered on the Indian subcontinent with 2000 BC to 2600 AD. It is standard that Aryans entered India in 1500 BC from the northwest. They entered a Sanskrit and religion of the Veda, the predecessor Induizm. The Buddhism was based in the 6th century BC and was widespread on northern India, first of all one of great ancient kings of a dynasty of Mauryan, Asoka (everywhere with. 269–232 BC) which also united the most part of the Indian subcontinent.
In 1526 Muslim aggressors founded the big Empire of the Magnate concentrated in Delhi. Akbar Veliky (1542–1605) strengthened the empire, however long domination of his great-grandson, Orengzeba (1618–1707), led the empire to disintegration.