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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.
 
Rameswaram is a town in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on an island separated from the mainland by the Pamban channel. Together with Kashi, it is considered one of the holiest places in India to Hindus. Hence, it is a bustling pilgrim centre. The population of the city was 38,035 inhabitants in the year 2001.
 
The religious island is spread in an area of 61.8 square kilometers and happens to be in the shape of a conch. The Ramanatha Swamy Temple occupies major area of Rameshwaram. The masterpiece of Dravidian architecture boasts of the largest temple corridor in India. As of 2001 India census, Rameswaram had a population of 38,035 inhabitants. The males constitute 52 percent of the population and females 48 percent. Rameswaram has an average literacy rate of 72 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, male literacy is 77 percent, and female literacy is 66 percent. In Rameswaram, 13 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.

Rameswaram 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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