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20 Amazing Facts About India

India is the second most populated and seventh biggest nation in the world. It is a nation rich in culture, languages, technology, festivals and much more. India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Researchers predict that India would become a superpower to rule the entire world by 2050.

Today at FactWish, we have come with come with some of the surprising facts about INDIA which most people don’t know. Lets get started.

1. More than 16% of the world’s milk comes from India itself, making it the largest exporter of milk.

More than 16% of the world’s milk comes from India itself

2. Being a Hindu majority country, India has the largest number of mosques in the world even more than any Muslim majority country.

Being a Hindu majority country, India has the largest number of mosques in the world

3. India is among the very few countries who have successfully reached to Mars. It is the only country to succeed in its first attempt that too with a cost of just Rs. 4 per kilometer.

India is among the very few countries who have successfully reached to Mars

4. India is the world’s second largest English speaking country and shall surpass the USA’s 1st position by 2025.

India is the world’s second largest English speaking country and shall surpass the USA’s 1st position by 2025

5. There are more than 22 official languages in India and there are 19,500 mother tongues spoken in India making it the largest ever in any country.

There are more than 22 official languages in India

6. The official name of the country is “Republic of India”.

The official name of the country is “Republic of India”

7. As of 2018, India is the fastest growing economy in the world with an average growth rate of 7.5% every year.

India is the fastest growing economy in the world

8. India has the 2nd largest military personnel in the world. It also has the world’s 4th most powerful military.

India has the 2nd largest military personnel in the world

9. Almost 35% people in India are vegetarians making it the largest vegetarian nation ever.

Almost 35% people in India are vegetarians

10. Various popular games such as Chess, Ludo, Snake & Ladder, Carrom, Polo, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi and Dice Cards were invented in ancient India. Various cosmetic products such as Shampoo and Toothpaste are also given by India.

Various popular games such as Chess were invented in India

11. India is the oldest and largest most continued civilization in the world. It holds its ancestry roots from Indus Valley Civilization.

India is the oldest and largest most continued civilization in the world

12. World’s oldest universities “Nalanda” and “Takshila” were founded in India where more than 10,000 students were taught by 2000 teachers.

World’s oldest universities “Nalanda” and “Takshila” were founded in India

13. Kumbh Mela, a mass pilgrimage in which Hindus gather together is the largest pilgrimage in which nearly 70 million celebrate together on the banks of river Ganga in India.

Kumbh Mela, a mass pilgrimage in which Hindus gather together is the largest pilgrimage

14. World’s tallest statue with a leading height of 420 feet called “Statue of Unity” is situated in India. The statue is more than double the size of the Statue of Liberty.

World’s tallest statue with a leading height of 420 feet called “Statue of Unity” is situated in India

15. India ruled the world till 17th-century following which Mughals and Britishers looted and destroyed various cultural scripts and monuments.

India ruled the world till 17th-century following which Mughals and Britishers looted

16. India is home to the world’s largest number of religions, living together in a single country. Various religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism and more are found in India.

India is home to the world’s largest number of religions, living together in a single country

17. Martial Arts, Yoga, Ayurveda and Spirituality were actually originated in ancient India and now used all over the world.

Martial Arts, Yoga, Ayurveda and Spirituality were actually originated in ancient India

18. India is the second biggest country by population lagged by China, and in fact, it is the seventh largest nation in the world.

India is the seventh largest nation in the world

19. Mathematical boons such as Trigonometry, Algebra and number Zero were discovered in India.

Mathematical boons such as Trigonometry, Algebra and number Zero were discovered in India

20. More than 70% of spices consumed in the world come from India itself.

More than 70% of spices consumed in the world come from India itself

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