India’s interesting trivia

  1. India is the world’s largest democracy.
  2. The name „India“ is derived from the river Indus.
  3. The Taj Mahal is the most photographed building in the world.
  4. The decimal numeral system was developed in 100 B.C. in India.
  5. India is one of the most ancient and still living civilizations (at least 10,000 years old).
  6. The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system, employing over a million people.
  7. India has the most post offices in the world.
  8. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind and was developed 2,500 years ago.
  9. The value of „pi“ was first calculated by an Indian mathematician Budhayana in the 6th century.
  10. Chess was invented in India.