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We all know that India is a land of diversity. It is not one particular thing that makes it great; it is an amalgamation of ideas. India is the world’s largest democracy, and from being one of the earliest civilisations in the world, there are many things that make it unique. We have a history that goes back thousands of years and also our home consists of more than a hundred different languages. Over the period, the country has made discoveries that have altered the course of the world’s history. Here we give you Interesting Facts about India that will make you feel proud of this nation we are hopeful enough to be born in. Historian Eric Hobsbawm says

“What makes a nation, is the past, what justifies one nation against others is the past“

Fact 1: India never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history.

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

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Fact 2: There are 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country, including the Muslim world

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

Fact 3: Pioneering isn’t new to India. Here’s a list of things invented and discovered by Indians. How many were you aware of?

  1. Chess
  2. Buttons
  3. The ruler
  4. Shampoo
  5. Toilet Flush
  6. Diamond mining
  7. Snakes and Ladder
  8. Fibonacci Numbers
  9. Card games
  10. Binary Code
  11. Ink
  12. Fiber optics
  13. Cataract surgery and plastic surgery
  14. Discovered the number zero, trigonometry, algebra and calculus
  15. Water on the moon
  16. The list goes on.
Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

Fact 4: The Republic of India is the largest democracy in the world

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

Fact 5: India is the world’s largest, oldest, continuous civilization.

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

Fact 6: Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

Fact 7: Martial Arts were first created in India and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

Fact 8: The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination. Larger than either Rome or Mecca, an average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million (US) to the temple every day.

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

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Fact 9: India is the only country other than US and Japan, to have built a super computer indigenously.

Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

Fact 10: It is widely believed that Indians are highly demanded employees the world over. Here are some interesting statistics to back that –

  • 38% of Doctors in America are Indians.
  • 12% of Scientists in America are Indians.
  • 36% of NASA employees are Indians.
  • 34% of Microsoft employees are Indians.
  • 28% of IBM employees are Indians.
  • 17% of Intel employees are Indians.
  • 13% of Xerox employees are Indians.
Interesting Fact about India

Interesting Fact about India

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