Mar 05, 2017

Some interesting facts about India
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Mar 05, 2017
Abhishek     follow
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Some facts about India, maybe you should know about

  1. Bollywood is one of the biggest film industries in the world. 
    Bollywood is one of the biggest film industries in the world in terms of the number of people employed and the number of films produced.  According to Matusitz, J., & Payano, P., In 2011, over 3.5 billion tickets were sold across the globe which in comparison is 900,000 tickets more than Hollywood.

  2. GDP of Mumbai is slightly greater than that of whole Pakistan.
    Yes, you read right. As of 2016, Pakistan's estimated nominal GDP is US$271 billion and as of 2015 Mumbai's estimated nominal GDP was  $278 Billion.
    fun bit: As of 2000 India's GDP was about $476.6 Billion and now it is $1.877 trillion 

  3. Indian national men and women's Kabaddi team has won all Kabaddi world cups.
    As of 2016, Indian national Kabaddi team in men's has won all six men's kabaddi world cup till 2016 and the Indian national women Kabaddi team have also won all 4 women's kabaddi world cup till now.

  4. World's largest producer and exporter of beef (water buffalo meat). 
    India is the largest producer and exporter of beef (buffalo meat) in the world. As of 2016, India was the producer of 19.60% of beef in the world. 
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  5. The highest number of tigers in the world. 
    The wildlife in India comprises a mix of species of different types of organisms. There are about 2,226 numbers of tigers lived in India. According to one study, India along with other 16 mega diverse countries is home to about 60-70% of the world's biodiversity.



  6. The most expensive luxury train in the World.
    As known, Indian Railways is one of the world's largest railway networks carrying over 8.107 billion passengers annually or more than 22 million passengers a day and 1.101 billion tons of freight annually with its Locomotives trains. From march 2010 IRCTC started luxury train service Maharaja Express. This train has been equipped with modern amenities like live television, wifi, attached bathroom, dining cars, bar, lounge, and souvenir shop. Fare starts from ₹1,89,150 to ₹15,40,500. know more...

  7. Second most highest English-speaking country.
    India is the second most English-speaking countries in the world with about  125,226,449 English speakers in which 226,449 people speaks English as their first language.



  8. National anthem of Bangladesh is also written by Rabindranath Tagore.
    Amar Sonar Bangla, the national anthem of Bangladesh is written by Rabindranath Tagore in 1905 and was adopted in 1971 during its liberation war.




    some fun facts..
  9. Around the 17th century, India was one of the richest countries in the world.
  10. Today, India is the world’s third-largest economy.
  11. The India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final match in Mohali drew 15 crore viewers worldwide.