Interesting Facts about India

I have lived there for a while and let me tell you there are not many places with a more wonderful culture then India’s.

-India is derived from the Indus Valley.

-The Persian Invaders became Indian, that is why in Hindu, India is called Hindustan (stan is a persian word).

-The number system used in everything today was invented in India.

-Sanskrit the traditional Indian language is considered the hardest language in the world even more harder then software language.

-Chess was invented for the Indian king, in India.

-Algebra, Trigonometry was first used in India.

-The decimal system was also invented in India.

-India is the 6 largest country in the world and one of the most oldest living civilizations.

-The highest cricket pitch in the world is in India, at around 2000 meters above sea level.

-India has the most post offices in the entire world.

-The first university in the world was built in India. Around 800 Bc.

-An Indian man had calculated how much time would it take the earth to orbit in the sun in the 5th century.

I could add on more about this old classical country, now becoming one of the biggest economies in the world. But I will keep that for another time.

3 thoughts on “Interesting Facts about India”

  1. To talk more of modern age Economic facts of India:
    Over 54% of Indians are less than 25 years old making India one of the youngest countries in the world.
    Indian middle class is 300 million strong.
    Against just 3 shopping malls in 2001, India had 100 in 2005 and increased upto 345 by 2007.
    The Indian Telecom industry can reach to a size of Rs 344,921 crore by 2012 at a growth rate of over 26 per cent, survey made by a Frost and Sullivan, also will generate employment opportunities for about 10 million people.

  2. There is a place called Lalazar that claims to be the most beautiful place on earth in Pakistan

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