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  • India is the largest democracy in the world, the 7th largest Country in the world, and one of the most ancient civilizations.
  • Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization) over 5000 Years ago.
  • Yoga has originate in India and has existed for over 5000 years.
  • Until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds in the world.
  • Martial Arts was first created in India and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.
  • Sikhism originated in the Holy city of Amritsar in Punjab which is in India.
  • Jainism and Buddhism were also founded in India in 600 B.C. and 500 B.C. respectively.
  • The ‘Place Value System’ and the ‘Decimal System’ were developed in India in 100 B.C.
  • Chess a famous game invented in Ancient India.
  • There are 300000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country in the World.
  • The largest employer in India is the Indian Railways, employing over a million people.
  • The game of Snakes & Ladders was also invented in India, created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev.
  • India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.
  • India exports software to 90 countries.
  • The value of “pi” was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana.
  • Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind.