India is one of the most wonderful country around the Globe. There are lot of astonishing facts about India which are not yet that popular and unknown to many people. India is a country that can boast of places with unique things, facts & colorful culture. Here’s a collection of some of the craziest, incredible facts from around the India. Let’s have a look at the Top Mind-Blowing Things You Must Know About India.

The Republic of India is a country in the Asian continent. It has an area of more than 3,000,000 square kilometers. According to New World Wealth the seventh richest country in the world is India.

Considered the world’s largest democracy with 1.3 billion people (which is the second largest population in the world.), also the home of the India’s Kumbh Mela Festival, the world’s biggest gathering of humans, India is one significant country to learn more about. Given below is the detailed list of this amazing country.

  • The name of India is extracted from the river “Indus”.
  • The gathering of Kumbh Mela is so huge that it is visible from the outer-space.
  • In 1980, the first satellite of India was transported using a bullock cart! for testing purpose
  • India is the second largest country in terms of English-speaking around the globe.
  • India is a country that ranks third in terms of army power.
  • It’s unlawful for outsiders to take Indian currency (rupees) out of India.
  • The annual birth rate of India is more than the total population of Australia and many other nations.
  • The highest rainfall on Earth was recorded in Maysynram, in Meghalaya, India.
  • The Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi is the world’s second largest airport in the world.
  • India is a major source of spices and its contribution to the world is nearly 70%!
  • World’s first and oldest university named “Takshashila” was established in India.
  • Vinod Dham, an Indian invented microprocessor “Pentium Chip.”
  • Diamonds were initially discovered and mined in India.
  • The “Bailey Bridge” in Ladakh Valley, India is the highest bridge in the world.
  • During WW 2 Taj Mahal was covered with a huge gallows so that it may look like an accumulation of Bamboo and interestingly it misguided the enemy bombers.
  • Around 110 million years ago, India was an island.
  • The IPL is a cricket league which Ranks sixth among all sports leagues and it also the most attended league in the world.
  • India is the largest manufacturer of milk, worldwide.
  • Aryabhatta, the great astronomer and mathematician who invented number 0 was an Indian!
  • Shampoo is a world-famous invention which is from India.
  • Since the start of the Kabaddi World Cup, India has won all the World Cups.
  • Langar at the Golden Temple Amritsar feeds more than 80,000 people a day for free.
  • The second largest Road network in the world is in India!
  • Chail cricket ground is the world’s tallest cricket ground. It is located at an altitude of 2,444 meters (8,018 Ft.)
  • The first floating post office in India was established in the year 2011.
  • Especially for India, KFC had to introduce a “vegetarian” menu.
  • There is tremendous population of vegetarian people in India.
  • 1.2 million tons of mangos are produced in India annually.
  • Tea is considered as the national drink of India.
  • India has never invaded any country.
  • The famous intellectual game chess is originated from an Indian game chaturanga sometime before 6th century.
  • India is one of the crucial importer of arms, worldwide.
  • After the United States and the UK, India is the third in respect of records claimed in Guinness Book of World Records.