Area

956,000 sq km

Currency

Indian rupees (₹)

GDP

US$6700 per capita (PPP)

If South India Were 100 People

  • 20 would speak Telugu
  • 20 would speak Marathi
  • 17 would speak Tamil
  • 10 would speak Kannada
  • 9 would speak Malayalam
  • 24 would speak other languages

Language Spoken

Tamil, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi and Telugu, in addition to Hindi and English

Percentage: Religion

  • 80 Hindu
  • 14 Muslim
  • 2 Christian
  • 2 Sikh
  • 1 Buddhist
  • 1 Other

Population

366 million

Population per Sq Km

  • India: 382
  • Mumbai: 19652
  • USA: 90

Time

Indian Standard Time (GMT/UTC plus 5½ hours)