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India is part of:
Asia & Pacific · Southern Asia ·
Water Basins of India:
Fenney · Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna · Indus · Irrawaddy · Kaladan · Karnaphuli ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital New Delhi
Neighbouring Countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan
Total Area 3,287,590 km2
  - Water 314,400 km2 (9.56%) / 956 m2/ha
  - Land 2,973,190 km2
Coastline 7,000 km
Population 1,103,371,000 (336 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.609 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 36.8 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $1,237,000 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $2,900
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNESCAP
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 1,535,058 km2 (51.63%)
     - Arable 1,451,809 km2 (48.83%)
     - Permanent Crops 83,249 km2 (2.8%)
     - Irrigated 558,080 km2
  - Non cultivated 27,016 km2 (48.37%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1083 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 1,907.80 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 645.84 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 86%
  - For Domestic Use 8%
  - For Industrial Use 5%
  - Per Capita 633 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 86%
     - Urban population 95%
     - Rural population 83%
  - Improved Sanitation 33%
     - Urban population 59%
     - Rural population 22%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Contents

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Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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Publications

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  3. Scaling Up Wisewater Management in Marginalized Communities in Madhya Pradesh ‎(2,155 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Rural Drinking Water Guidelines for India ‎(2,127 views) . . WikiBot
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