What are the most weird facts about India?

  • There are more than a million millionaires in India and more than 21% of Indians live below the poverty line.
  • Himalayas in (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.
  • Breathing the air of Mumbai at the peak time is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes. Yet, the most polluted city in India is not Mumbai. It is New Delhi.
  • 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 Temple was 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.