Interesting Facts about INDIA

Here are some Important facts about india:

Chess was invented in India.

India exports software to 90 countries.

3. India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.

The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world's largest religious pilgrimage destination. Larger than either Rome or Mecca, an average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million (US) to the temple every day.

The largest employer in the world is the Indian Railways, employing over a million people.

6. Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.

7. The world's first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.

8. Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus are studies, which originated in India.

9. The Zero ‘0', 'Place Value System' and the 'Decimal System' were developed in India in 100 B.C.

10. 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 sea level.

The value of "pi" was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered this in the 6th century, long before the European mathematicians.
Next Recommended Reading 10 Facts Related to Computer History