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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.
 
Meerut is an antique city located 72 kilometers north-east of New Delhi in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Meerut also has one of the major army garrisons in this part of the country. Meerut can also refer to the district in which Meerut is located. Meerut cantonment is the place where the revolution started when Hindu and Muslim soldiers were given rifle cartridges with a coating made of animal fat.  
 
Meerut city is also the headquarters of Meerut district which consists of 1025 villages with a population of around 3.44 million according to the 1991 census. Meerut has seen a boom in its construction business for the past decade and the city is now aflush with new high rise shopping complexes, apartment buildings and businesses.

India is a popular travel destination for visitors and globe trotters from all over the world who appreciate its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, various local cuisine, hospitality and safety.

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