Top 100 Interesting Facts About India - India Facts

Interesting Facts About India
Top 100 Interesting Facts About India - India Facts

Top 100 Interesting Facts About India - India Facts. India is the country of South Asia and area ranked 7th largest country in the world. India is divided into 29 states and 7 union territories with the Delhi capital territory. Indian Land and water border share with many countries. Land border area shared with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Pakistan, and Nepal. The water area shared with Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar, and Thailand. The coastline is the Arabian sea, Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal border.

Indian northern part is the Himalayan mountain range area, share borders with Bhutan, China, and Nepal. Its western part area border share with Pakistan lies  Rann of Kutch salt marshes, Thar desert, Punjab, and Karakoram extent. Northeast part border area are shared Kachin hills and chin hills deep forest mountains of Myanmar. Eastern part border area share with Bangladesh. Check out the following interesting facts about India.

Top 100 Interesting Facts About India - India Facts

1. The name of ‘India’ is evolved from the river Indus. It is a valley Just about which people settled in earlier times. India was an island, around 100 million years ago.

2. The Indus Valley civilization is the world’s oldest, largest and consecutive civilization. Nowadays Indus valley civilization is part of included Sindh province of Pakistan.

3. OMG! Fact About India, 125,226,449 numbers of English speakers in India. India is the second-largest English speaking country in the world.

4. Before the 18th century, India was one of the richest countries in the world.

5. India has the largest postal system in the world, more than 150,000 post offices in India.

6. The highest award in the country is Bharat Ratna.

7. The City Montessori School, in Lucknow, is the world's biggest school as far as students with more than 45,000 inductees.

8. The world’s second-largest road network with 4,865,000 km of roads constructed in India.

9. Apart from the U.S. and Japan, only India has built a supercomputer indigenously.

10. The first-ever university Takshila"" in the world started almost 700 BC in India.

11.Kumbh Mela’ of 2001 was the world’s largest attended event and was seen from space. Attended by 60 million people in India.

Interesting Facts About India
Kumbh Mela

12. In 2014 general elections More than 54 crore people voted. This is more than the whole population combined with the U.K., U.S., Japan, and Australia.

13. All of India only one-time zone across.

14. India has 454 living languages and 16 official ones.

15. Jana Gana Mana is India's national anthem and Vande Mataram is Its national song.

16. The national flower is Indian lotus.

17. Maybe you don't know that the concept of shampoo was first invented in India when herbs were used for strengthening hair.

18. Half of the population of India is under the age of 25.

19. Outside of India, It is illegal to carry "Rupee" Indian currency.

20. Delhi is the Most Polluted City in the World

21. For just one day is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes, Breathing the air in Mumbai, India.

22. India’s first Moon Satellite Chandrayaan-1 was detecting water on the Moon and India was the first country to detect water on the Moon.

23. The world-first mining of diamonds was done in India.

24. Three colors meanings in the Indian flag,  The colors of saffron symbolize courage and sacrifice, white symbolizes sanctity, and the color green symbolizes welfare.

25. The national anthem of Bangladesh "Amar Sonar Bangla”  is written by Rabindranath Tagore of Indian origin.

26. Despite having budget constraints, India’s space program is within the top five space programs in the world.

27. The last people to remain virtually untouched by modern civilization, are the people of North Sentinel Island, India,

28. The wettest place with 11871 mm of average rainfall at Mawsynram, Meghalaya in India.

29. Every hour one woman dies in India because of dowry-related crimes.

30. White tigers are only found among Indian and Bangladeshi tigers.

31. India is the 7th largest country in the world and the largest democracy.

32. The highest road in India is at Khardungla (Leh-Manali), Himachal Pradesh.

33. Over 14 million slaves in India, the largest slave population in the modern world.

34. The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India.

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Bengal Tiger 

35. The second-largest pool of engineers and scientists is from India.

36. 13 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are just in India.

37. In India gypsy tribe that celebrates death as one of the happiest events in their lives while treating births as occasions of great grief.

38. Sex toys are illegal in India, and their sale punishable by 2 years in prison

Amazing Facts About India

39. Amazing facts about India. The Taj Mahal, in India, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World

Interesting Facts About India
Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World

40. World's Only Floating Post Office on Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir. The incredible fact about India.

41. Over 4700 daily newspapers in more than 300 languages are produced in India.

42. In 1980, the first satellite of India was transported on a bullock cart for testing.

43. The highest bridge in the world’, the Baily Bridge, was built by the Indian Army, in August 1982.

44. India has the most teeth in the world. Vijay Kumar V.A.  with 37 teeth in his mouth.

45. The Khasi people in Meghalaya, India, grow living bridges with tree roots. Wow! Facts about India.

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 Grow living bridges with tree roots

46. Maybe you don't know that the concept of shampoo was first invented in India when herbs were used for strengthening hair.

47. India has a lake build due to the impact of a meteor. Its name is ‘Lonar Lake’ in Maharashtra.

48. Indian railway employs more than one million people, making it the largest employers in the world.

49. Khari Baoli, New Delhi in India is the largest wholesale spice market of Asia.

50. Maybe you don't know, Jyoti Kisange Amge is the world’s shortest living women. She was born on 16 December 1993. She is 62.8 centimeters tall (2 ft 0.6 in.)

51. The world largest gold buyer in India and United states holds the biggest gold reserves.

52. India's largest dam is the Hirakud Dam in Orrisa.

53. Asiatic lions still inhabit India's Gujarat state, making them the only Lions to naturally live outside of Africa.

54. The longest highway in India NH-44 (NH-7), Which turns from Varanasi to Kanyakumari.

55. India is house to the world’s largest family: 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren. The family lives in a 100-room, four-story house set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the state of Mizoram, India. Crazy facts about India.

Interesting Facts About India
The world’s largest family

Food Facts About India

56. India has the world's biggest population of vegetarians. Cool facts about India.

57. India is the world's largest milk maker, with 16 percent of worldwide creation.

58. The  world number one mango producing country is India and Mango is India's national fruit. 

59. India has the lowest meat consumption per person in the world, Luxembourg eats the most.

60. The world's largest tea producer in India, also while tea is the most popular beverage. Awesome facts about India.

61. 70% of the world's spices supplied from India.

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India number one spices supplier in the world

Funny Facts About India

62. There are more mobile phones than toilets.

63. Do you know? India exports over $415 million worth of hair a year. Crazy facts about India.

64. More than 23 000 people speak a language called “anal” in India and Burma (Myanmar).

65. Farmers in India use Coca Cola and Pepsi as an inexpensive form of pesticide.

66. Maybe you don't know, Indian housewives hold 11% of the World's Gold. That is more than the reserves of the U.S., IMF, Switzerland, and Germany put together. OMG! Facts about India.

67. India's Mars mission is cheaper than a Hollywood movie Gravity.

68. London has more Indian restaurants than Mumbai or Delhi.

Religion Facts About India

69. You maybe don't know, India has more than 300,000 active mosques. This outnumbers any other Muslims countries in the world. Good facts about India.

70. The Only Country With a Bill of Rights for Cows. Crazy facts about India.

Interesting Facts About India
The cow is the holy god of Indian Hindu religious

71. The oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, Banaras, Now known as Varanasi. Buddha had also visited it.

72. India has the world’s largest Hindu population. Nearly 81% population of Hindu. India is one of the three countries in the world where Hinduism is the majority (others are Nepal and Mauritius). Also, a number of Hindu population live in Bangladesh.

73. India is the place of origin of Buddhism and Jainism.

74. World-first granite temple, Brihadeswara Temple in Tamil Nadu, India and was built in during the 11th century just five years.

75. The Vishnu temple was built in the 10th century in the city of Tirupathi. the amazing fact is More than $6 million is donated in the Vishnu temple

76. Amritsar at Golden Temple, 100 000 people get a free vegetarian meal served. More than 200 000 rotis and 1.5 tonnes of dal (lentil soup) are being prepared daily. Incredible facts about India.

Interesting Facts About India
Golden Temple is a holy place of Sikh religious

History Facts About India

77. "Zero" in the number system was invented by an Indian mathematician. His name was Aryabhatta

78. The British rule or British Raj lasted from 1858 to 1947.

79. Indira Gandhi was India’s only and the first female Prime Minister till date.

80. Calculus, Trigonometry, and Algebra originated in India.

81. Mahatma Gandhi is the Father of the Nation. His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He died on 30 January 1948.

82. Yoga evolved from India and is still in presence for over 5000 years. Cool facts about India.

Interesting Facts About India
Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. -- The Bhagavad Gita

83. The decimal method and place value method were developed in India around 100 B.C.

Movie Facts About India

84. India drives the world with the largest number of movies. Wow! facts about India.

85. Bollywood is the largest movie industry in terms of output, Mumbai is the city of Bollywood (Old Name Bombay)

86. Bollywood produces around 1000 films every year, almost double the output of Hollywood.

87. In addition to Bollywood, there are also various local film industries, such as Tollywood ( Telugu-language) and Kollywood (Tamil-language)

88. Kisan Kanya, A film about the plight of poor farmers, was the first Indian film in color, released in 1937.

Military Facts About India

89. One of the world’s largest importer of arms country is India but it has never attacked any country.

90. Controlled by India, Siachin is the world’s highest battlefield.

91. India produced the largest volunteer army in world history, during WW2,: over 2.5 million men. Almost 38 Indians received the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.

92. India has the third-largest active army, After United States & China. OMG! facts about India.

Interesting Facts About India
Indian Army Sikh Light Infantry regiment

Sports Facts About India

93. Chess was discovered in India.

94. The world’s highest cricket ground at Chail, Himachal Pradesh in India and was built in 1983. The Ground is 2444 meters above sea level. Incredible facts about India.

Interesting Facts About India
Chail Cricket Ground, Himachal Pradesh

95. India’s most popular sport is cricket. Even so, India's national sport is hockey.

96. The dictator, Adolf Hitler was a big fan of Major Dhyanchand. He even offered him German citizenship in 1936 in the Berlin Olympic Finals, when India defeated Germany.

97. The India men’s national field hockey team won six consecutive gold medals between 1928 and 1956 in the Olympics, Did you know?

98. The game Snakes and ladders was invented in the 13th century in India by a poet saint Gyandev. The ladders represent the part while the snakes indicate vices. The game was designed on the basis of the concept that while bad deeds take you to hell, good deeds take you to heaven.33. 90 countries from all over the world buy software from India.

99. The Olympic Games has never hosted by India.

100. Do you know? Indian national Kabaddi team has won all World Cups. Great facts about India.

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