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India is a densely populated country in South Asia. It has a very rich and complex history dating back around 9000 years. Among other things, the Indus Valley civilization was formed around 3500 BC, religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism were formed by 500 BC, the Mughals took over India in 1526, the British colonized it in the 19th century, and India became independent in 1947.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?[]

India was referenced in many episodes of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, including:

  • The Square Scam: mantrayana (Buddhist sect) and Hindi alphabet
  • Minnehaha: The Filching of the Falls: state of Goa and rupees
    • In the Final Showdown, the loot is located at the Snake Boat Races (in Kerala), the Warrant at the Red Fort, and Double Trouble at the Game Sanctuary.
  • The Fat Lady Sings No More: dhurrie rug made in Kampur
  • What Goes Up...: land of the Sikhs and Golden Temple in Amritsar
  • The Disoriented Express: sari (traditional dress of women) and 16 different languages
  • The Oranges of Wrath: narangi (Sanskrit for "orange"), largest democracy, and 15 languages stemming from Sanskrit
    • During the Lightning Round, Greg Lee asks questions about "namaste", Hinduism, and the Taj Mahal.
  • The Merlion Mystery: Grand Trunk Road, Hindi language, and monsoons in Punjab
    • During the Lightning Round, Greg Lee asks questions about India's sixteen languages, the sitar, and Mahatma Gandhi.
  • In The Grand Trunk Punk, Top Grunge steals the Grand Trunk Road from the northern portion of the country.
  • E Pluribus Steal 'Em: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
  • Get Those Gargoyle-Grabbing Geeks: Mahabharata (originally written in Sanskrit)
  • Stormy Two's Day: Holi (Hindu spring festival)
  • In A Volcanic Corruption, the Gumshoes look for clues in three trash cans. These clues reveal that India's official language is Hindi, its largest city is Madras, and its currency is the rupee.

Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?[]

India was referenced in Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?.

  • It was mentioned in Shaman Spirits.
  • Carmen used several helicopters to steal the Taj Mahal in Agra. After their failed attempt, Ivy and Zack floated down the Ganges River. (Dinosaur Delirium)

Carmen Sandiego (2019 Series)[]

Professor Maelstrom sends Paper Star to steal the Magna Carta while it is on display in India. She does so while thwarting Carmen. (The Chasing Paper Caper)

Carmen Sandiego Returns[]

The Taj Mahal is a location visited.

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