The people of India speak Hindi and English. The linguistic diversity of India is very diverse according to a fractionation scale which is 0.8069 for India. The adherents of Hinduism make up the religious majority in the country. 31.3% of the Indian population live in cities. This percentage includes the urban population of India. The rate of urbanization in India is given as 2.4. According to data on inbound tourists in India, 6,968,000 tourists come to the country every year.
The national anthem of India is called "Jana Gana Mana", which means "hail to the ruler of all spirits" in English. It was adopted in 1950. Both the music and lyrics were composed by Rabindranath Tagore.
The first McDonalds in India opened on October 13, 1996 and was located in Delhi. There are currently 250 operating McDonalds restaurants in India. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is an indication of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonald's restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a country's citizens. About 2% of India's population is obese.
Every year people in India consume 2.2 liters of alcohol per capita and this amount consists of 6.8% beer, 0.1% wine, 93.1% distilled spirits and 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of India is various types of curry.