No doubt India is very much popular and known for various things including technology nowadays, food, history, population etc, but do know some facts about India that your friends don’t know?? Take a look.
Some Facts about India:
- Mathematics words Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry comes from India.
- The number system and decimal system was discovered by an Indian.
- India is biggest democracy of world and second most populated country in the world.
- Indian Railways have maximum no. of employees in the world that is about 1.6 million also about 5 Billion people travel by Indian railways in a year.
- India never invaded any country in its last 100000 years of history.
- Sanskrit is known as mother of all languages and its oldest language of world.
- India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus, attracted by India’s wealth, had come looking for a sea route to India when he discovered America by mistake.
- India has 3rd largest army of the world. We are just behind USA and Russia.
- India has maximum no of post offices in world.
- The number of births that occur in India each year is more than the whole population of Australia.