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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.
Gaya is a city in Bihar, India, and it is also the headquarters of Gaya District. Gaya is 100 kilometers south of Patna, the capital city of Bihar. It is situated on the banks of Falgu River, it is a place sanctified by both the Hindu and the Buddhist religions. It is surrounded by small rocky hills by three sides and the river flowing on the fourth side. It was a part of the ancient Magadh. The population of the city was 350,000 inhabitants in the year 2001.
Gaya is well connected to the rest of India and the world by roadways, railways and airways. The staple food of Gaya is common to the rest of Bihar and Jharkhand. The other special preparations found in Gaya are typically traditional Bihari. The most popular of them include sattu, litti, pittha, pua, marua ka roti, bari dal, sattu ka roti, baigan-bharta, sukhaota, etc. Gaya has an Industrial Training Institute for vocational education located on Bodhgaya Road.

Gaya experiences a boom with day tourists, owing to the clear air, town character with rich culture, high quality of life and conspicuously original history. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people also combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in India.

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