Unusual facts about India

India has always been the gem of the east. Most of the people travel India to see it's uniqueness and the glories of the past. India is one of those countries which are still holding to its past.

The beautiful temples, glorious forts and monuments are still present in India like they used to be 100's of years ago. India has some of the very unusual facts. So, what exactly are those interesting facts about India that people are unaware about? Here I disclose some of them:

Unusual facts about India
  • India has the highest bridge in the world . It is called Bailey Bridge and is located in Ladakh between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayas.
  • Before 1986, India was the only place in the world where Diamonds could be found.
  • The world's first University was established in India . The University was established in 700 B.C. at the place of Taxila.
  • The biggest and the largest employer in the world is Indian Railways which employs over a million people.
  • India has the highest cricket ground in the world. It is located in the northern state of India called Himachal Pradesh. The cricket ground is 2444 meters above the sea level and was built in 1893.
  • Most important studies of Mathematics like calculus, trigonometry and algebra were originated in India.
  • Taj Mahal which is among the seven wonders of the world is in India. Taj Mahal was built over a long period of 11 years.
  • India has the most number of post offices in the world.