Republic of India
India (officially the Republic of India) is a country in Southern Asia. It is bordered to the northwest by Pakistan and Afghanistan; with China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar to the north east and east. Sri-Lanka is to the South. It is the seventh-largest country by area, and the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people. It is often called the most populous democracy in the world. It is a Rimland country. It has a predominantly Continentalist geopolitical orientation.