21 Interesting facts about India

Interesting facts about India that you should know.

India is always famous for its rich and varied culture, historical monuments and many other things.

21 Interesting facts about India

Read onto this article and you'll find out amazing and Interesting facts about India that you should know.

  • Do you know why Switzerland celebrates its National Science day on 26th May?
  • Do you know how the word shampoo is related to India?

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21 Interesting facts about India

India got i its name from the Indus river as it used to flow through the Indus valley civilization.

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21 Interesting facts about India

Algebra, Trigonometry, Decimal system and many other mathematical concepts were discoverd by Indians.

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21 Interesting facts about India

The Takshila University established in the year 700 B.C. is the oldest university in India. Students from all over the globe came to study there.

#4

India also has the biggest Postal service in the world.

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21 Interesting facts about India

There is a floating post office in India in Dal lake, Kashmir.

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21 Interesting facts about India

Until the year 1896, Diamond were only found in India officially.

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21 Interesting facts about India

India is the biggest Banana exporting nation in the world. Brazil is the second biggest Banana exporting nation in the world after India.

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21 Interesting facts about India

The highest cricket stadium in the world is in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is 24,000 m above the sea level.

#9

Indian Cricket team is the only team to win a 60 over world cup, 50 over world cup and a 20 over world cup.

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21 Interesting facts about India

Indian Railways is the biggest employer in India, which gives employment to more than 10 lac people.

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The ancient art of Yoga in India, more than 5000 years ago.

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India is the biggest tea producing and consuming nation in the world since Indians produces 30% and consumes 25% of the total tea worldwide.

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21 Interesting facts about India

Indian Engineer Vinod Dham invented the Pentium Chip. Around 90% of the world's total computers runs on it.

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21 Interesting facts about India

Switzerland celebrates its National Science day on 26 May because former Indian President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam visited Switzerland on 26th May 2006.

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The word shampoo is derived from the Sanskrit word Champoo which means doing head massage.

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India has never invaded any country in its history of previous 10,000 years.

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21 Interesting facts about India

12% Scientists in America while 36% Scientists in NASA are Indians.

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21 Interesting facts about India

London has more Indian restaurants than the Indian Cities of Delhi and Mumbai.

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21 Interesting facts about India

The first rocket of India was transported on bicycle to the launching because it was very light.

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Since the second much heavier as compared to the first one, it was transported on a bullock cart.

#21

India has a massive road network and it spans over 1.9 Million miles.



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