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Saturday, 25. May 2019 at 07:23 AM

India Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to India

India with its capital New Delhi is a country in Asia (Southern Asia), slightly more than one-third the size of the US (3,287,590 km²). The country is located Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan. The climate can be described as varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north. The landscape is upland plain (Deccan Plateau) in south, flat to rolling plain along the Ganges, deserts in west, Himalayas in north. With a population of about 1148 million citizens.

Local Situation: 2.7 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to India. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.4 / 5

India shares a land border with 6 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including India), the Advisory Index is 2.4 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Pakistan (3.6), Bangladesh (2.7), China (2.3), Myanmar (2.2), Nepal with 2.2 and Bhutan with 1 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in India due to crime and terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: The state of Jammu and Kashmir (except the eastern Ladakh region and its capital, Leh) due to terrorism and civil unrest. Within 10 km of the India-Pakistan border due to the potential for armed conflict. Indian ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/india-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/india

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.
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Do not travel to Jammu and Kashmir (with the exception of the Ladakh region via Manali, or by air to Leh) due to the threat of terrorist activity and ongoing violence which remains high. Do not travel to the immediate vicinity of the border with Pakistan, other than at the international border crossing between Atari, India and Wagah, Pakistan. Landmines pose ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/india

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Indien.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/indien/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/india/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to India that General elections are due to take place between 11 April and 19 May 2019; political rallies and meetings will occur across the country during this time; you should exercise caution and avoid large gatherings.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

About India

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital New Delhi
Population about 1148 million
Size 3287590 km²
Size comparable to slightly more than one-third the size of the US
Common languages English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Sanskrit, Urdu
Timezone Asia/Kolkata with UTC offset of 5.5 hour(s)
Currency Rupee (short: INR)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900, 1800
International phone prefix +91
Internet Top Level Domain .in
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 IN
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 IND
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 356

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