Top 10 surprising facts about India
India is a mysterious country of hundreds of languages, delicious exotic food and the most atmospheric railways in the world. Today you can take a closer look at India's rich and fantastic culture together with QuizzClub.
As it turns out, Indian people are fond of breaking all records..
#1: According to some researches, India is going to overtake China and become the most populous country on the planet by 2022
What do you think of that?
#2: More than 400 languages are spoken in the country.
Some people believe Indians have a natural ability to succeed in several languages. How many official languages does your country have? In India, there is an official language for each of the 29 states! And each one is different... Can you imagine?
#3: The population of some Indian cities is bigger than that of some countries
23 million of people live in New Delhi. Another 23 million of people are the residents of Mumbai. Still not surprised? Imagine that 24 million of people live in Australia! And the population of Ireland is, for example, only 4 million of people.
#4: The first rocket launched by Indian Scientists was transported on a bicycle. And it reached the stars!
Later the rockets got bigger and heavier, so they weren't delivered to the launch site this way. Anyway, the bicycle episode became history.
#5: There is a post office floating on the water in India
It was opened in 2011 on the Srinagar’s Dal lake. By the way, India's postal network is one of the largest on the planet. Have you ever thought of a post office located high in the mountains? They are on operation in India, and the highest post office on Earth is also located there:
#6: Guess where the biggest family in the world is from...
#7: India is both the largest consumer and producer of Mangoes on the planet
Indians annually produce approximately 18 millions of tons of mangoes! Everybody in India loves mangoes regardless of their age, race or gender.
#8: India breaks records even in breaking records!
India is the Third Highest Ranker in breaking records amongst all the countries of the world!
#9: Just take a look at the longest mustache on Earth grown by an Indian man:
#10: 100 million years ago India was an island, which then collided with Asia and formed Himalayas, creating the world's highest mountain range
So, to some extent, India gave birth to the world's highest mountain, which is also record-breaking!
What do you think of this amazing country? Have you ever been there? Or would you like to visit?
Which fact about India surprised you the most? If you have more facts about India to share with us, please tell us in the comments!
We are waiting for your response!
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