36 Interesting Facts About India – Every Indian Must Know

 Interesting Facts About India

  1. India country and the first to send a spacecraft to Mars in its first attempt.
  2. The world’s first garden-tomb was constructed in India. The structure, known as Humayun’s Tomb was constructed in memory of Mughal emperor Humayun.
  3. India has Largest Number of Vegetarians in the World
  4. India is the largest milk producer in the world
  5. India is the home to all major religions of the world
  6. The largest Montessori school in the world is in India. More than 26,000 students study there.
  7. The highest cricket ground in the world in Himachal Pradesh, which is nearly 2,500 meters above sea level.
  8. Sunderbans – Largest Mangrove in the world
  9. India has the largest Postal Network In the World
  10. Zero (0) was invented in India, without 0 (zero),  which it would have been impossible for mathematics to progress
  11. India has the around 32 lakh km of road network crisscrossing the country. Needless to say, this is the largest road network in the world
  12. The first university in the world was set up in Takshilla in the year 700 BC
  13. India is the largest buyer of gold in the world
  14. India is the largest democracy in the world and also has the distinction of the highest voter turnout.
  15. Chess is India’s gift to the world
  16. River Ganga, which is worshipped by Hindus, More people live on the banks of Ganga than on any other river in the world.
  17. Surgery was invented in India, Surgeries were performed in India nearly 3,000 years back.
  18. Largest number of mosques in the world, India has the second largest Muslim population the world
  19. India is the outsourcing Capital of the World
  20. the largest number of train passengers with about 2.5 crore people travel on trains in a day in India
  21. The Indira Gandhi International airport(Delhi) is the second largest airport in the world.
  22. Kumbh Mela is largest religious gathering in the world. Every 12 years, an estimated 100 million (10 crores) people.
  23. Navigation was invented in India, The first navigators used River Indus more than 6,000 years ago.
  24. India has the largest population of English speakers on the planet.
  25. 90 percent of all diamonds mind around the world are processed and polished in India.
  26. India is home to a mind-boggling 1,652 dialects and languages, which is more than anywhere else in the world.
  27. The Tata Nano is the world’s cheapest car designed to carry four people in supreme comfort. 
  28. India has the cheapest call rates in the world and for this reason, alone millions are able to afford to own a mobile phone and to make calls.
  29. India is the top producer of motorcycles, scooters and mopeds. 
  30. A largest Oil refinery in the world, With a capacity of refining 1.24 million barrels a day, Reliance’ refinery at Jamnagar (Gujarat).
  31. India leads the world in the production and consumption of butter.
  32. India has the largest number of people who have bank accounts in the world
  33.  More movies are made in India in a year than all other countries combined
  34. Wettest place in the world, Mawsynram in Meghalaya gets the highest recorded average rainfall in the world
  35. India was the first in the world to extract and purify sugar.
  36. The world’s biggest family lives in Baktawng village in Mizoram. The head of the family is Ziona Chana, who has 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren.

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