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INDIA: In Facts, In Stats and In Trivia

India in stats in facts in trivia In just about 2.3% of the world's total land area, India houses 1/6th of the world's population The largest postal network in the world with over 1,50,000 post offices. The world's first university was set up in Taxila (Takshashila) in 700 BC INDIAN R Indian Railways is the largest employer in the 4 world, employing close to a million people. रेल । World's largest producer of licit opium. 4 According to a recent study, 2 36% of the world's poor are Indians India, in its 10000 years of history, hasn't invaded any other country. 62 million internet consumers (6th largest in the world) 28 states, 7 union territories and 22 languages. World's largest producer of dried beans, particularly kidney beans and chickpeas World's third largest road network, covering 1.9 mn miles. More than 64% of the population is between the ages of 15 & 64 25% of the world follows 4 religions that originated in India: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. Varanasi, also Benares, is the world's 361 people per sq km and 106.8 men to 100 women oldest, continually inhabited city in the world. Ranks 4th in the list of world's India was the richest country in the period, The Taj Mahal was built over of 11 years. biggest CO2 emitters (2008) world until the British invasion in the 17th century. Ranks 10th in the list of world's / biggest economies (2010) India is the largest English // speaking nation in the world. 'National' things - Language: Hindi; Animal: Tiger, Bird: Peacock; Fruit: Mango India is the cradle of the human We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. discovery could have been made. ALBERT EINSTEIN A nation's culture resides in MARK TWAIN the hearts and in the soul of its uotes people. on- India If I were asked under what sky the human mind has GANDHI The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity is of wonderful structure, more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin and more exquisitely refined than either. most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India. SIR WILLIAM JONES MAX MUELLER

INDIA: In Facts, In Stats and In Trivia

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Check out this interesting inllustration about India – stating facts, stats and trivia about the nation, and various other aspects of the same.


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