India has the second largest population in the world (1.2 billion), and is the largest democracy in the world. Its economy is growing extremely fast, but corruption is a prevalent social issue (83rd most corrupt out of 174 countries). The official languages are Hindi and English. The area of Kashmir in northern India is the subject of border disputes between Pakistan, India, and China.
India’s GDP is the third largest in the world, at $4.469 trillion at PPP, but wealth distribution is unequal. An estimated 27.5% of the population lives in poverty.