10 Interesting India Facts

Sunday, April 6th 2014. | Countries

If you want to know the country which has rich culture, you need to read India facts. India is very famous with the wonderful architecture, history, rulers and bollywood movies. You can visit India and enjoy the festive feeling when there is a ritual or traditional celebration here. Let me show you some interesting facts about India below:

India Facts 1: name

The official name of India actually is the republic of India. India is ruled by a prime minister.

India Facts 2: area

The area of Indian is very large. Based on its total area, it is ranked as the seventh largest country in the world.

India facts

India facts

India Facts 3: population

There are many people in India. That’s why this country is ranked as the second populous country in the world.  Based on the census in July 2012, there were 1,205,073,612 people living here.

India Facts 4: border

There are several countries which border India. Some of them include Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, and Burma.

India Map

India Map

India Facts 5: Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga is considered as the third highest mountain in the world. It has the height of 28,209 feet or 8,598 meter. The highest mountain is located in Nepal and India.

India Facts 6: New Delhi

The most populous city in India is New Delhi. This city also serves as the capital city of the country. You can also visit some major cities in India such as Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore.

India Taj Mahal

India Taj Mahal

India Facts 7: Taj Mahal

One of the most tourist attractions in India is located in Taj Mahal.  The location of this famous mausoleum is in Agra.  The architecture of this palace is wonderful.

India Facts 8: languages

India is a rich country. There are many regions in India speaking different languages. The most spoken languages include Urdu, Bengali, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Marathi.

India Temple

India Temple

India Facts 9: cricket

The most favorite sport in India is cricket. The first cricket world cup was received by the Indian team in 2011.

India Facts 10: artist

There are many popular actresses and actors from India who go international. Some of them are Irfan Khan and Tabu who took part in a movie Life of Pi. The actress Priyanka Copra also goes international as a singer.



The location of India makes this country experience Monsoon or heavy rain in certain period of time. Do you have any question on facts about India?

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