This fantastic new series provides the most up-to-date information possible using maps, diagrams, charts and specially commissioned photos to support up-to-the minute text. Meticulously researched, each book offers a fascinating insight into the life of the country, providing an ideal support for GCSE Geography studies as well as providing general information about the countries of the world. India has the world's second-largest population and a rich cultural history that stretches back more than 4,000 years. Although classed as a developing country, India is changing rapidly and it is already a major industrial nation. Economic development is attracting more and more people to the cities which are struggling to cope. The country faces many challenges in its quest to become a modern industrial nation.