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Fun Facts

Did you know that...

Fact 1:
There are about 21 official languages spoken in India.

Fact 2:
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh used to be one country, Hindustan (India), until the partition in 1947 after the British rule.

Fact 3:
The famous board game, called Chess, was invented in India.

Fact 4:
In India's 100,000 years of history, it has never invaded any other country.

Fact 5:
India is the 7th largest country in the world, the largest democracy and one of the oldest civilizations.

Fact 6:
India was one of the richest countries in the world before the British invasion in 17th century.

Fact 7:
The value of "pi" used in mathematics was first calculated by the Indian mathematician Budhayana in 6th century.

Fact 8:
India is one of the largest exporters of computer software products. It exports software to over 90 countries.

Fact 9:
Yoga originated in India about 5,000 years ago.

Fact 10:
India has the most number of mosques. It has 300,000 mosques, which is much more than the Muslim world.

Independence day Pakistan: August 14th India: August 15th Bangladesh: March 26th