30 Interesting Facts You Must Know About India

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India is one of the earliest civilizations in the world with a colourful diversity and rich cultural legacy. India isn’t just home to the world’s biggest under-25 population but it also has in store some incredible facts and accomplishments added to its collection. Here’s a rundown of 30 Interesting facts about India and Indians that you must know!

India has an Ice Hockey team and they are even part of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

A sugar company (Andhra Sugar Limited) supplies rocket propellant fuel to ISRO.

Peter England one of the biggest menswear brands is an Indian brand.

The Indian Ocean is a single ocean the planet which is named after a nation i.e. India.

India is the world’s second-biggest English speaking nation.

Freddie Mercury and Ben Kingsley are both of Indian descent.

The Indian national Kabaddi team has won every single World Cup.

At a height of 2,444 meters, the Chail Cricket Ground in Chail, Himachal Pradesh, is the most remarkable cricket ground on the planet.

More than 54 crore individuals casted a vote in the 2014 General Election – a bigger number than the number of citizens in USA, UK, Australia and Japan combined.

Indian national flag holds the Guinness world record for making the biggest human flag. It included 43,830 members and was accomplished by Rotary International District 3230 and News 7 Tamil at the YMCA Grounds Nandanam in Chennai, India, on seventh December 2014

Diamonds were first identified and mined in India.

India is one of just three nations that makes supercomputers (the US and Japan are the other two)

Benny Prasad holds the world record for being the quickest man ever to visit each of the 245 nations on the earth in 6 years, 6 months and 22 days.

India does not have a National Game.

Bear Grylls aspired to join The Indian Army after getting out of school.

Ajay V. Bhatt is an Indian-American PC architect built up the USB.

Calculus and Trigonometry originated from India.

Buttons, Yes shirt buttons were designed in India

Jyoti Kisange Amge is the world’s most shortest living lady.

Over 4700 daily newspapers in more than 300 languages are produced in India

India is home to the world’s largest family: 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren.

Yoga began in India is still in presence for more than 5000 years.

Shampoo was first invented in India

According to reports released by The Guinness Book Of World Records, India is third in terms of a number of records claimed every year in the world. The initial two are USA and UK.

Water on the moon was discovered by India in 16th Century.

India has more population than the whole Western Hemisphere of the earth.

Indian housewives hold 11% of the world’s gold.

India planted about 50 million trees in 24 hours on Monday, July 11, 2016, a Guinness world record.

India never invaded any nation in its history.

70% of all the world’s spices originated from India.

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