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Country Profile
Population 1,210,193,422
GDP $1,842,000,000,000
Energy Consumption 19.95 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code IN
3-letter ISO code IND
Numeric ISO code 356
UN Region[1] Southern Asia
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 31 view
Tools 24 view
Programs 69 view
Energy Organizations 66 view
Research Institutions 2 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

India (/ˈɪndiə/), officially the Republic of India (Bharat Ganrajya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 120 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 9,877,095,200 MWh/year 8 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 66,800.07 Million Short Tons 5 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 1,075,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 26 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 5,800,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 23 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring India

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India Policy and Regulatory Overview

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63 Clean Energy Companies

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  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

India is a country in Asia.
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