India is the world's most populous democracy, the second-most populated country by area, and the seventh-largest nation overall. Since gaining its independence, it has made socioeconomic progress on all fronts. India is predicted to surpass China as the world's most populated country by 2028. India has achieved agricultural self-sufficiency and is already one of the world's top industrialized nations. It also has one of the fastest expanding economies and the largest democracy.
Indian culture is the legacy of social customs and technological advancements that have their roots in or are connected to the multiethnic and multilingual nation of India. The word also refers to nations and cultures outside of India whose histories have been significantly influenced by, or linked to, India through immigration, colonization, or other means, particularly in South and Southeast Asia. Languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, cuisine, and customs vary from region to region within India. The Indus Valley civilization and other early cultural areas have a long history that has influenced Indian culture , which is frequently described as a mixture of various cultures. Due to its diversity and great combination of entertainment, beaches, and city life for all ages and cultures, Dubai is adored by its residents. Dubai has grown to be a well-liked vacation destination in part due to the pleasant weather throughout the year and the lovely sunny settings.
Public hospitals typically have poor facilities and long wait periods for care due to a lack of financial assistance from the government. The public healthcare system in India's rural areas is turned much worse by the country's poor sanitation. However, the large cities have some of the most reputable hospitals, both public and private, that are equipped with all modern facilities. Private hospitals in India are so well-equipped that foreigners can feel secure receiving medical care there. In private healthcare institutions, expats can expect board-certified medical professionals and cutting-edge technology. India is gradually gaining popularity as a destination for medical tourism since, in general, medical prices there are so much lower than in the West. All expats moving to India are strongly encouraged to purchase health insurance.
There are six main climatic subtypes in India, from arid deserts in the west to alpine tundra and glaciers in the north to humid tropical regions with rain forests in the southwest and on the islands. It is one of the countries with the most diverse climates in the world since several of its regions have radically different microclimates. With some few local modifications, the nation's meteorological department maintains the four traditional seasons of the world: winter (December to February), summer (March to May), monsoon (rainy) season (June to September), and a post-monsoon period (October and November).
Indian cuisine is made up of a range of regional and traditional dishes that are indigenous to the country. Given the diversity of the soil, climate, culture, ethnic groups, and occupations, these cuisines differ greatly and use ingredients that may be found nearby, including fruits, vegetables, spices, and herbs. Due to variations in local culture, geography location (closeness to the sea, desert, or mountains), and economics, cuisine varies across India's several regions. According to which fruits and vegetables are ripe, it varies seasonally as well. Popular dishes in India are Masala, butter chicken, chicken tikka, Pakora, fish curry, and more .
India has the second-highest number of languages. The most commonly spoken languages in India are Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Rajasthani, Sindhi, Assamese (Asamiya), Maithili, and Odia. Other Indo-European languages, besides the Indo-Aryan ones, are also spoken in India, with English being the most widely spoken of them.