Calling India from the United States explained:
- 011 - US exit code; have to be dialed first for all international calls made from the US/Canada number plan
- 91 - international country code for India
- US to India international dialing format : 011 + 91 + area code + individual phone number
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The population of India, including various ethnic groups, is the second largest in the world. A very huge influence has been made by such religions as Hinduism, Buddhism (India is home for Hinduism and Buddhism), Sikhism as well as Christianity and Islam. The history of India started more than 30000 years ago. Several empires existed during the history. The British rule period from the middle of the XVIII century ended by gaining independence in 1947. Significant contribution into it was made by ideas and efforts of Mahatma Gandhi. A very important role in Indian history was played by cast system until the middle of the XX century.
Bengal tigers as well as elephants and Asiatic lions are the internationally recognized animal symbols of India and Indian nature. In addition to diverse nature and the Ganges river as the sacred place in Hinduism, lots of tourists from worldwide are attracted to Taj Mahal and other monuments of history. Indian culture is very rich and includes such widely known things, as yoga, Ramayana and other myth/epic literature, Kama Sutra and even chess.