Do you know what does INDIA stand for? If not then you have come to the right place. In this article, we will explain each and everything such as what is the full form of India and from where the word India is derived from.
If you are looking for what is the full form of India then you must know that India is not an acronym. So, it means word INDIA does not have any full form. India is name of a South Asian Country. It is the second most populated country in the world.
India is the most populous democracy in the world and bounded the Indian ocean on the south, the Arabian sea on the south west, and Bay of Bengal on the south east.
For the unversed, the name INDIA is derived from the world Indus (Indus was a river whose major parts were oriented in Pakistan) which itself is derived from the old Persian word Hindu, from Sanskrit Sindhu.
Word Indus got its first reference under the name of the world’s oldest civilization, indus valley civilization. It is a name of a river. Greeks used to refer the country on the other side of the river Indus as Indoi and it is altered as India later.
Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies and is considered a newly industrialised country in the world.
There is no specific full form of India but there are some interesting and funny full forms available on the internet. You can have a look:
- I: Independent
- N: National
- D: Democratic
- I: Intelligent
- A: Area