Facts about India that will amaze you

India facts

There are approximately 2.5 million of zero rupee bank notes in India. They are paid in protest by angry citizens to government functionaries who solicit bribes.

Chail in Himachal Pradesh is the highest cricket pitch in the world. It is situated at an elevation of 2444 meters (above the sea level).

India is one of the only three countries that makes supercomputers (the US and Japan are the other two).

The village of Shani Shingnapur, India, had no doors, locks or crime for over 400 years until 2010.

Varanasi is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today.

Magnetic Hill is a gravity hill located near Leh in Ladakh, India. The hill is alleged to have magnetic properties strong enough to pull cars uphill and force passing aircraft to increase their altitude in order to escape magnetic interference.

May 26 is celebrated as the Science Day in Switzerland in honor of former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, because on the day, Kalam visited the country

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, India ranks third behind the USA and the UK in the number of records claimed each year.

Chilli is the most widely used spice in India.

India has the largest population of vegetarians in the world.

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