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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Bharuch is a city and a municipality in Bharuch district in the state of Gujarat, India. Bharuch was once a small village on the banks of the Narmada River. It was considered to be sacred among sages, and they would come to Bharuch and pray. Bharuch was known in olden days as Bhrigu Kaksha, which means the domanin of Bhrigu, an ancient Indian sage. It was here, on the banks of river Narmada, that the celebrated Asura king Mahabali, conducted a great sacrifice. In this sacrifice, came a Bhrahmin boy named Vamana, who interfered with the king's sacrifice and put an end to his reign. A sage named Guru Shukracharya, in the lineage of Bhrigu, was the priest of king Mahabali.
 
As of 2001 India census India, Bharuch had a population of 148,391. Males constitute 52 percent of the population and females 48 percent. Bharuch has an average literacy rate of 78 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, with male literacy of 82 percent and female literacy of 73 percent and 10 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
 
There are many religions being followed by the people of this town. Usually there is a sense of harmony and co-existence without incident. However, there have been situations in the past in which this delicate social fabric has broken down. Today the city is considered to be a great example of communal equality.
 
Bharuch is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in India worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of India.

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