Flag of India (GIF)

The national flag of India is composed of three horizontal bands: orange, white, and green, together with a blue Ashoka Chakra, a kind of national symbol in the center. The colors in the flag represent courage and sacrifice, peace and truth, and faith and chivalry, respectively. Also, the Ashoka Chakra represents the wheel of infinite law. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on July 22, 1947.

Its emblem features four Asian lions standing back to back, symbolizing strength, courage, confidence, and pride.

The India flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
India, also called the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. Its capital is New Delhi and its population is about 1,344,610,000.

The waving flag of India with its emblem (unofficial)

Capital:New Delhi (pop. 250,000)
Other major cities:Mumbai (12,442,000)
Delhi (11,035,000)
Bangalore (8,437,000)
Hyderabad (6,732,000)
Ahmedabad (5,578,000)
Official languages:Hindi, English
Region:Southern Asia
Ethnic groups:72% Indo-Aryan
25% Dravidian
3% Mongoloid and Other Minority Groups
Religion:79.8% Hinduism
14.2% Islam
2.3% Christianity
1.7% Sikhism
0.7% Buddhism
0.4% Jainism
0.9% others
Area:3,287,263 km²
(1,269,219 sq mi)
Currency:Indian rupee

Keywords: Flag and emblem of India (Hindi: भारत का झंडा और प्रतीक), GIF

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