India India, officially the Republic of India, is a land of diverse cultures, landscapes, and traditions. The country is the birthplace of Gandhi and home to the Himalayas (the world’s highest mountain range), the Bengal tiger, and the Taj Mahal. Photo Gallery Taj Mahal Lotus Temple celebrating Holi tea plantation Mumbai Ganges River Golden Temple Humayun Tomb (c) Can Stock Photo / PeterHermesFurian Coat of Arms National Animal The Bengal Tiger National Flower Lotus More About India Products & Posts About India Books About India Disclosure: The books contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Globe Trottin' Kids and our global education mission.