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Interesting Facts about India

India Interesting Facts

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in Asia. Here are some interesting facts about India:

  • The second-largest population in the world is found in India.
  • The seventh-largest nation in the world is India.
  • The threatened Bengal Tiger is India's national animal.
  • The country with the second-highest percentage of English speakers worldwide is India.
  • The largest practiced religion in India is Hinduism, the oldest religion in existence.
  • India was the birthplace of chess.
  • In India, a man with 39 wives and 94 kids has the biggest family in the world.
  • Largest democratic educational ecosystem in the world is found in India.
  • All of the previous Kabaddi World Cups have been won by the Indian national squad.
  • Nollywood (Nigerian cinema) and even Hollywood are surpassed by Bollywood as the world's top producer of movies.
  • India is the top producer in the world with 22% of the world's milk output.
  • London boasts more Indian establishments than Mumbai or Delhi.
  • India has seven significant mountains, with the Himalayas being the most well-known. India's distinct climate is also a result of the Himalayas, whose great altitude, length, and direction induce summer monsoons to bring rain or snow.
  • Even though Indian cuisine is known for its abundance of spices and the quality of its curries, not all of its dishes are hot and spicy.
  • Indian culture regards cows as sacred. In general, cows are revered in India because they are sacred to Hindus, who make up the majority of the country's population (80%). Its four legs stand in for the "Vedas," or the ancient Hindu scriptures. Its horns represent the gods, and its udder represents the four goals of life—material success, gratification of desires, righteousness, and salvation.
  • One of the most widely used moneys in the world is the rupee from India. Before it could print its own, Pakistan used Indian rupees that were inscribed with the word "Pakistan" after gaining independence.
  • In the past a hundred thousand years, no nation has ever invaded India.
  • At least 3000 BCE is when the sari first appeared. The occasion is frequently taken into consideration when sari wearers select their color. Red is a color that brides frequently don to represent fertility and prosperity.
  • Only Indian tigers contain white individuals. White tigers are a subspecies of Bengal tigers that were produced through a variation in pigmentation. Compared to their orange-colored cousins, they frequently grow to be larger animals.
  • India is the second-largest newspaper market in the world. Over 100,000 newspapers and 1300 million readers make up India.
  • India shares its borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Afghanistan.

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