Facts about India

India

India is a South Asian Country. it is the biggest country of the South Asian subcontinent. India is the second most populated country in the world. It shares borders with Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Burma, Bangladesh and Nepal. See below some amazing and interesting facts about India.

Facts about India

Geographical facts about India

  1. India is the 7th largest country in the world on the basis of land.
  2. Its total area is 3.287 million kilometre ².
  3. it is the biggest country in the South Asian subcontinent.
  4. There is 29 states and 7 union territory in India.
  5. With the area of  342,239 square kilometres, Rajasthan is the biggest state of it.
  6. With just an area of 3702 square kilometres,  Goa is the smallest state of India.
  7. Kanchenjunga is the highest point of India. Its height from sea level is 8, 598 m.
  8. Approx 700+ rivers flow into India.
  9. Cherrapunji is known as the world’s wettest place because of the amount of rain.
  10. 12.5 % of the area in India is flood prone.

Historical facts about India

  1. India introduced the sugar to the world.
  2. The number system is invented in India. Aryabhatta Invented the Zero.
  3. In her 10,000 years long history, India never invaded any country.
  4. India was the richest country of the world till the 17th century.
  5. Until 17th century India was the only producer of diamonds in the world.
  6. In the 5th century, Indian scientist Bhaskaracharya calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun.
  7. Budhayana, an India Scientist was first calculated the value of pi.
  8. India invented the Bijaganit (Algebra), Trikonamiti  (trigonometry) and Kalan (calculus).
  9. In India, the game of geniuses  Chess (Shataranja or AshtaPada) was invented.
  10. World’s first civilization is the Indus Valley Civilization was from India.


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