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India, officially the Republic of India (Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia.
India may also refer to the following items, depending upon context.
Geography and culture
- The entire Indian subcontinent
- The Indies, an appellation historically used by European colonists to refer to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia
Main article: History of India
- India was called by the another name example wishv-guru, bird of gold, Bharatkhand, Hindustan, Aryabart etc.
The term India has historically also been used to refer to:
- Epic India, prehistoric India as described in mythological epics
- Mahajanapada, the ancient kingdoms and republics of India
- Bharat, the name commonly used for Modern India in one of its official language "Hindi"
- Hindustan, a name used for medieval India and still sometimes used for modern India
- British Raj, officially known as the British Indian Empire
- Former Union of India (1947 to 1950), the Republic of India before the adoption of its constitution
- India (East Syrian Ecclesiastical Province), a historical ecclesiastical province of the Church of the East
- La India (born 1969), salsa singer from Puerto Rico
- India.Arie (born 1975), American singer, songwriter, producer and musician
- Índia (Gal Costa album), 1973
- India (Vega album), 2003
- India (Xandria album), 2005
- "India", a track on Impressions by John Coltrane
- "India", a track on Tribe by Sadist
- "India", a track on The Psychedelic Furs's self-titled album
- "India", a track on Avalon by Roxy Music
- "India", a track on Virtuoso by Edvin Marton
- India (given name), a personal name
- India (entertainer) (born 1977), pornographic actress, singer and rap artist
- India (cat) (1990–2009), George W. Bush's pet cat
- India (Battle honour), a battle honour awarded to regiments of the British Army between 1787 and 1826
- India class submarine, a military submarine design of the Soviet Union
- India tag, an item of stationery
- Inđija, a town in Serbia whose name means "India" in archaic Serbian
- India, a village in Butor Commune, Transnistria
- The letter "I" in the NATO phonetic alphabet and the Federal Aviation Administration aviation phonetic letters
- Pakistan and Bangladesh, historically parts of India (up to the 1947 partition of India)
- Burma/Myanmar, formerly a part of British India
- Names of India
- Indian (disambiguation)
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