Location: South Asia.
Borders: Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh.
Capital: New Delhi.
Area: 3,287,263 km2.
Currency: Indian rupee INR.
Independence from UK: year 1947.
Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal, located in Agra, is a magical place. A World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal was built in 1631 to be the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, the wife of the Mughal Emperor Mirza Shahabuddin Baig Muhammad Khan Shah Jahan. This masterpiece of Indian architecture has a dome measuring 44.4 meters / 145 feet high and is surrounded by four minarets. “The mausoleum is covered in marble and carved with floral ornaments. The building gets different shades of white depending on the time of the day.” Agra was built in 1475 by Badal Singh and Sikandar Lodi. It became the capital of the…