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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.
 
Dumdum is a city and a municipality in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is a neighborhood in North-west Kolkata and the location of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, formerly Dum Dum Airport.
 
During the 19th century the area was home to a British Royal Artillery Armoury, where, in the early 1890s, Captain Bertie Clay developed a bullet with the jacket cut away at the tip to reveal its soft lead core, known as a DumDum.
 
As of 2001 India census India, Dumdum had a population of 102,319. Males constitute 52 percent of the population and females 48 percent. Dumdum has an average literacy rate of 82 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, male literacy is 85 percent and, female literacy is 78 percent. In Dumdum, 8 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
 
It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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