Top 10 Facts About India You Did Not Know
Friday, Apr 14, 2017
India is one of the largest country in the world and second most populous country in the world.India is very popular for its culture and traditions there are almost 1652 speaking languages in India making India.In this list we are going to show you the top 10 interesting facts about India.
10. India Has A Floating Post Office
India has the world's largest postal network with over 1,55,015 post offices in some remote area also and also a floating post office in Dal Lake, Srinagar.
9. The largest producer of milk in the world
India is the largest producer of milk in the world.India produces 132.4m tonnes as of 2014 to fulfill the basic need of billions of people.
8. Largest number of vegetarians in the world
India is also called the country of vegetarians with almost 25-40% indians are pure vegetarians and this makes India one of the largest vegetarian population country in the world.
7. India is the second largest English speaking country
India is the second largest English speaking country just behind the USA with over 125 million people speaking in english.India also has its own 1,652 languages which is the largest number of speaking languages by any country.
6. Water on the moon was discovered by India
India is the first to discover water on moon in September 2009 by India's ISRO Chandrayaan- 1 using its Moon Mineralogy Mapper device.
5. The highest cricket ground in the world
India has the highest situated cricket ground which is Chail Cricket Ground in Chail, Himachal Pradesh it is situated at an altitude of 2,444 meters and was built in 1893.
4. Mawsynram, The wettest living place in the world
Mawsynram is a village in India near Khasi Hills, Meghalaya which receives highest recorded average rainfall in the world and the second spot in this category was taken by Cherrapunji which is also in India.
3. India's Hindu calendar has 6 seasons
India has six seasons according to india's hindu calendar Sprind, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, Winter and prevernal.
2. Kumbh Mela Festival, the world's biggest gathering of humans
Kumbh Mela is the India's and world's biggest festival in terms of human gathering.Almost 100 million people come to this festival from across the world.This festival is so huge that the crowd was visible from space.
1. India was once an Island
India was once an Island with almost 100 million years ago in the age of dinosaurs.
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