India is part of Asia with main city at
New Delhi. It's usually 🌤️ 27.07 °C in India with a rainfall of 🌧 29.96 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in India. Internet speed in India is on average 2.8 Mbps. In India you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a
population of 1B people. The main currency is Indian Rupee. The languages
spoken are English and Hindi. Automatic teller machines are rare in India. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~27.07 °C 🌧 ~29.96 mm 👨👩👦👦 1B people
🛡️ Travel safety
fiber_manual_record Do not travel
Due to COVID-19, the Indian Government has announced a nation-wide lockdown from 25 March 2020 for 21 days. It has suspended all international and domestic commercial flights, and passenger trains for the time being. Metro services are also limited and may be cancelled at short notice. Other restrictions on travel and business operations may also be imposed at short notice (see Travel). If you're in India and you wish to leave, follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving. See Local contacts for links. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to India.
issued date: April 6, 2020
India uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D and Type M.
The languages that are typically spoken are English and Hindi
💱 Currencies Used
India uses the Indian rupee (symbol: ?), code INR.Banknotes come in denominations of 2000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 rupees. Rupee is subdivided into 100 paisas. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 rupees.
Automatic teller machines are rare in India. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in India. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.