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India vs England

India and England are two countries that show lot of differences between them in terms of their culture, civilization, people, style and customs. One of the main differences between India and England is that India is a democratic country whereas England is a constitutional monarchy.

India is characterized by the presence of several languages such as Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Oriya, Tamil, Gujarati and several other languages. On the other hand English is the native language of the people of England.

India is the seventh largest country by geographical area in the world. On the other hand England is not as large as India in its total area. In fact the total area of India is 3,287,263 square kilometers. The total area of England is 130,395 square kilometers.

India’s government is the federal parliamentary constitutional republic government. On the other hand England’s government is governed by the Monarch and the Prime Minister. The legislature of India is called Sansad whereas the legislature of England is called the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The climate in India is very much influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert. It is believed that both the Himalayas and the Thar Desert cause the monsoons. On the other hand England is characterized by a temperate maritime climate. This means the temperature does not go below 0 degrees Celsius. January and February are the coldest months in England.

On the other hand India is characterized by four types of major climatic conditions, namely, tropical wet climate, tropical dry climate, subtropical humid climate and montane climate. The population of India is more than the population of England.

India has the third largest military force in the world and it comprises of the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force. On the contrary England has a stronger military power than India.

One of the most important differences between India and England is that India was under the British rule till 1947 when it attained independence from them on the 15th of August. On the other hand England was never under others rule during any period of its existence.

England is the birth place of writers and poets such as Geoffrey Chaucer, Alexander Pope, John Milton, Charles Dickens, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats and Wordsworth. India on the other hand is the birth place writers and poets like Kalidasa, Bhavabhuti, Tulsidas, Meerabai, Kamban, Ezhutacchan, Nannaya, Kabir, Eknath and Tukaram.

The most popular sports of England are cricket, football and rugby. On the other hand the most popular sports of India are cricket and hockey. In fact hockey is the national sport of India. England is better placed than India in terms of economy. Indian economic growth is influenced by car industry, insurance industry and agriculture. The Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in the whole of Asia.

England’s economy on the other hand is one of the largest in the word with an average GDP per capita of 22,970 GBP. Its economy is generally a mixed market economy.

Another important difference between India and England is that the official currency in England is the pound sterling. On the other hand the official currency in India is the rupee. England is one of the proud leaders in the pharmaceutical sector and the chemical sector.


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    I think this article is amazing and helped me sooooo much with my geography essay i was set.
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