A little more about India that would drop your jaw


It is illegal for any foreigner to take Indian currency out of India.(Proof-NRIs, foreigners can’t leave with rupee – Times of India)

Himalayasin (India & Nepal=Asia) has the Highest Mountain ranges in the world. It grows an inch taller by every year. You can find a lot of monasteries in these mountains.

70% of the spices in the world come from India.

About hundred million years ago, India was an island.

The Golden temple of India feeds about hundred thousand people Daily in India with no regards to their religion or race.

A land that was in dispute between India and Bangladesh disappeared due to global warming, solving the case.

The oldest inhabited place that is still in use is varanasi, India.

An impression of the meteor that hit the earth millions of years ago is in Maharashtra. It is called as Lonar Lake.

There is a hill in Ladakh in India that has magnetic properties which is strong enough to pull a car upwards.(But it is usually optical illusion)

Chess, snakes and ladders, Pythagoras theorem (i.e Baudhyan theorem), Fibonacci series, buttons, shampoo, cataract surgery, plastic surgery, pi (mathematical value), zero, and diamond mining were invented in India.

The world’s only granite Temple in Tamil Nadu. Brihadisvara Templewas built in 11th century.

The wettest place on earth is in India. Mawsynram in Meghalaya have the highest recorded rainfall in the world.

India is the one place to have a spa for elephants in Punnathoor, Kerala.

Other than India, no other country in the world has tigers and lions together. There are nearly 4000 tigers left in India.

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