Population: 1,296,834,042 (July, 2018 est.)
Official Language: Hindi 41%, Bengali 8.1%, Telugu 7.2%, Marathi 7%, Tamil 5.9%, Urdu 5%, Gujarati 4.5%, Kannada 3.7%, Malayalam 3.2%, Oriya 3.2%, Punjabi 2.8%, Assamese 1.3%, Maithili 1.2%, other 5.9%
Government/Religion: India is a Republic. Its capital is New Delhi. The religious breakdown is: Hindi 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1%.
Travel Documents Required: Passport and Missionary VISA
Advisable Vaccinations: Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Malaria Pills or Shot
LifeWalk Mission International strongly advises each missionary to consult with their physician
or local travel health specialist to receive medical advisories based on the country(ies) you will be visiting. You may or may not choose to receive all the immunizations recommended by the U.S. based Centers for Disease Control or your physician. It is your personal decision what immunizations you receive, but we recommend you seek a medical professional’s advice concerning that decision.
Time Difference: 10.5 hours ahead of EST
Electricity: Voltage 220-240 Volts. You will need to purchase a universal adapter to use any US made electrical products.
Currency: Indian Rupees (INR). 68.3 INR = $1 USD (06/2016 est.) Use the currency converter widget below to check on today's exchange rate!
Proposed Travel Dates:
TBD October, 2019
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Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I.........
Isaiah 6:8 (NIV)