Unknown Facts About Incredible India

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Unknown facts about India – Did you know that ‘India has nearly 155,015 post-offices’? This is the largest postal system across the world. India is Incredible! Not only in terms of heritage but also in terms of diverse forms of arts and culture. Let’s catch some unknown facts about Incredible India? Here’s a collection that we’ve put together, especially for you.

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Unknown facts about India

  • The country has the world’s largest Hindu population. Approximately 81% of the population in India is Hindu. India is one of the three countries (others being Nepal and Mauritius) in the world where Hindus are in majority.
  • A world record was set in India when 485 children dressed up like Mahatma Gandhi gathered and walked in Kolkata to exhibit peace in the country.
  • Vijay Kumar from India has the most number of teeth in the world – He has 37 teeth.
  • India is the 7th largest country in the world and has the largest democracy.
  • The City Montessori School in Lucknow has the highest number of students with over 45000 inductees.

Unknown facts about India

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Facts about India for kids

  • India is the world’s largest milk producer, with 16% of global production.
  • The Indian entertainment industry produces the largest number of films across the world.
  • Over 4700 daily newspapers are produced in India in more than 300 languages.
  • ‘Zero’ in the number system was invented by an Indian mathematician, Aryabhatta.
  • Shakuntala Devi, a math prodigy from India could calculate 7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779 and could answer the question in just 28 seconds.
  • The game, Chess was invented in India.
  • Apart from the U.S. and Japan, only India has built a supercomputer.
  • The decimal system and place value system were developed in India around 100 B.C.
  • The game, Snakes and Ladders, was invented in India in the 13th century by a poet saint Gyandev. The game was designed on the basis that good deeds take you to heaven while bad deeds take you to hell.
  • More than 90 countries from all around the world buy software from India.

Unknown facts about India

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unknown facts about Indian history

  • The first-ever university in the world, Takshila, was started around 700 BC in India.
  • India is the place of origin of Buddhism and Jainism.
  • The highest bridge in the world – the Baily Bridge was built by the Indian Army in August 1982.
  • May 26 has been declared as ‘The Science Day’ by Switzerland in the honor of former President APJ Abdul Kalam who visited the nation on that date.
  • India is the world’s largest importer of arms but India has the record of not attacking any country first.
  • India was one of the richest countries in the world before the 18th century.
  • The Brihadeswara Temple situated in Tamil Nadu is the first granite temple of the world and was built in just five years.

Unknown facts about India

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India facts and Information

  • The first mining of diamonds was done in India.
  • India’s national song is Vande Mataram and Jana Gana Mana is its national anthem.
  • India is the first to recognize the presence of water on the Moon. India’s first Moon Satellite Chandrayaan-1 took the honor.
  • Do you know, ‘the concept of shampoo was first invented in India when herbs were used for strengthening hair’
  • India has the world’s largest attended events. The biggest was seen in ‘Kumbha Mela’ of 2001 which was attended by 60 million people and this was seen from space.

Unknown facts about India

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Interesting facts about India

  • India has the world’s highest cricket ground which is in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. It was built in 1983 and is 2444 meters above sea level.
  • India holds the record of having the world’s biggest family: 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren. The family lives in a 100-room, four-story house in Baktwang village of Mizoram.
  • Calculus, Trigonometry, and Algebra were originated in India.
  • Khari Baoli in New Delhi is the largest wholesale spice market in Asia.
  • Tehri Lake Dam is the world’s third-largest dam.
  • The Statue of Unity is the world’s largest statue.

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