interesting facts india


interesting facts India:

Nationality: Indian

Languages: Hindi, Bengali , Telugu

Religions: 79% Hindu, Muslim 14.2%

Population: 1,251,695,584

Median Age:27.3 years

Population Growth Rate: 22%

Birth Rate:  1.95%

Death Rate: 0.723%

Capital: New Dehli

Electricity Production: 974 billion kWh

Electricity Exports: 128 million kWh

Electricity Imports : 5.61 billion kWh

Telephones-Landline : 27 million

Telephone-Mobile Cellular: 944 million


Airports with Paved Runways : 253


Railways: 68,525 km

Road Ways:  4,689,842

Water Ways: 14,500

Passports Validity: Must be Valid at the time of Entry


The Indus Valley civilization one of the world's oldest , flourished during the 3rd and 22nd millennia B.C and extend into northwestern India
Aryan tribes from the northwest infiltrated the Indian subcontinent about 1500 B.C. inhabitants created the classical Indian culture


India is developing into an open-market economy , yet traces of its past autarkic policies remain
Economic liberalization measures including industrial deregulation privatization of state-owned enterprises and reduced controls on foreign trade and investment began in the early 1990's and served to accelerate the country's growth which averaged under 7% per year from 1997 2011.

interesting facts india

India facts for kids

  • The world's highest cricket ground is in Chail , Himachal Pradesh . Built in 1893 after leveling a hilltop , this cricket pitch is 2444 meters above the sea level

  • Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind . The Father of Medicine , Charaka consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago

  • Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus are studies which originated in India

  • "India" exports software to 90 countries

  • Jainism and Buddhism were founded in India in 600 B.C and 500 B.C respectively

  • Islam is India's and the world second largest religion

  • Jewish and Christians have lived continuously in India since 200 B.C and 52 A.D respectively

  • India is the world's largest , oldest continuous civilization

  • India is the world's largest democracy

  • India never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history

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