sobota, 29 czerwca 2013

India is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east.

Did you know that:

1. It is illegal to take Indian currency (rupees) out of India.
2. Chess was invented in India.
3. Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus are studies, which originated in India.
4. The four religions born in India - Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed by 25% of the world's population.
5. Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.
6. There is 17 major languages and 844 dialects spoken in India.
7. India is one of the largest exporter of computer software products.
8. India has the most number of post offices in the world.

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