1. India is the 6th largest country in the world, the largest democracy and one of the oldest civilization.
2. India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.
3. India was one of the richest countries in the world before the British invasion in 17th century.
4. India is one of the largest exporter of computer software products. It exports software's to over 90 countries.
5. The origination of Yoga was done 5,000 years ago in India.
6. India has the world's largest pilgrimage destination called the Vishnu Temple the city of Tirupati. About an average of 30,000 people visit this temple donating about $6 million US dollars, everyday.
7. India has the most number of mosques. It has 300,000 mosques which is much more than the Muslim world.
8. Christians and Jews have been living in India since 52 A.D. and 200 B.C. respectively.
9. The famous board game called "Chess" was invented in India.
10. The value of "pi" used in mathematics was first calculated by the Indian mathematician Budhayana in 6th century.