India is a land of multiple cultures and

India is a land of multiple cultures and religions. The latest government census projects that Hinduism is the major religion in India which accounts for more than 75 percent of the population. 20 percentage of the population are Muslims and the rest are Christians, Jains, Sikhs and other minorities.The interesting fact that took place post-independence on 14th August 1947 was that Pakistan gained its independence a day before India got its independence on 15th August 1947. Close to 5 million Hindus migrated from Pakistan to India and also from Indian side to Pakistan. According to the latest census, the population of Hindus in Pakistan is decreasing and it is roughly estimated only 1 to 2 million Hindus presently reside in Pakistan.India is surrounded on the Southern tip by a massive Ocean called as the Indian Ocean and it is covered by 2 Seas one on the Western side which is called as the Arabian Sea and on the eastern side it is called as the Bay of Bengal.The Indian ocean has a massive width of 28 billion square miles and it is considered as a third largest ocean in the world.Indian ocean gets a massive water load from the longest rivers in India such as Ganges and Brahmaputra which stretches close to 6000 km and they drain the vast amount of water into the Indian Ocean every single day.The Indian Ocean is so vast it connects 4 continents and more than 40 countries.Indian ocean has the second largest trench in the world it’s called as the Java Trench, it extends from Indonesia to the east and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands to the west. Java trench extends close to 7400 meters below sea level or close to 24000 Feet Deep. The length of this Java trench is estimated to be 2000 miles or 3200 km.Coming to food India’s famous chicken masala garlic chicken tikka masala was first invented in ScotlandIndia is the world’s largest producer of different spices.Most Used food ingredients in India include the tomatoes the chilies were all not first discovered in India they were brought to India by the settlers chiefly the PortugueseDo you know that there are more than 80000 Indian restaurants in the United States of America and the first one was started in the year 1960.Indian believed that three type of emotions is influenced by food. Indians still believe that to reach a higher level of conscious one has to have a pure vegetarian food and include most fruits and vegetables. Also, believe taking liquor will always create negative thoughts and feelings in one’s mind.Dal which is the most widely used form of protein in India is believed to have originated from Nepal. Coffee the most popular drink in India was unknown before 16th century until the British invaded through the East India Company. coffee beverage became popular in India soon afterIndia is home to the world’s hottest pepper called as the ghost chili pepper. it is grown predominantly in the North Eastern part of IndiaIt is estimated to be 400 times stronger than a jalapeno pepper, interesting fact about this pepper is it is widely used in Indian military as pepper bombs, they are thrown into the terrorist hideouts where they experience Chilli burning sensation and they just come out of their hideout to escape this sensation.Naan and roti the most widely used food in the Northern part of India are believed to have brought by the Persians when they first invaded India.The Indian food or a perfect Indian meal will always have this 5 ingredients to stimulate all the taste buds in their mouth they are spicy, salty, sour, sweet, bitter. Spicy food is predominantly consumed by people in the southern part of India and fish is famous in the Eastern part of India and the western part of India is predominantly moving towards the Western style of food.India covers a distance of 3.2 million square kilometers, it is ranked 7 in the world relative to the total land area. To compare this to perspective India equals to 12 times the size of the United Kingdom and 8 times size of JapanIndia is predominantly an agricultural state wherein more than 50 percentage of the population practice agriculture as a means of their income, the main crops are grown or rice-wheat jute  cotton tea coffee India is bordered by many countries to its west as borders with Pakistan and to its north its borders with Nepal Bhutan and China and  Eastern side it shares its borders with Bangladesh and BhutanKanchenjunga situated in the Himalayan mountain region is located at the height of around 8500 m above sea level is the highest point in IndiaIndia’s Ganges river is the longest river in India which runs from the Western side of India and enters the ocean on the Eastern side of India to join the bay of Bengal. Total distance run by this Mammoth river equals to 2500 kilometersThe unique aspects about this Ganges river are the oxygen concentration is much higher compared to other rivers this is what we believe that ancient Indians that this is a very sacred river and dip in the Ganges will bring the salvation and peace. Varanasi a city located on the banks of these Ganges river is very famous pilgrimage spot for all the Hindus  from all around the country come and take a dip in this holy water At above 5000 meters above sea level is a beautiful place called as Siachen Glacier. it is an India’s biggest glacier stretches close to 70 kilometres and it is 3 km wide and it is a dispute between two rivals India and Pakistan and this  Glacier is also referred to as the world’s highest Battleground as war has been fought between India Pakistan since 1984 till a peace agreement was reached in the year 2003.  more than 2000 Army personnel have lost their lives to do inhospitable terrain and temperatures can fall as low as minus 50 degree CelsiusCherrapunji located in the Northeast part of India in the state of Meghalaya is the wettest place in the world it receives an average of 1200mm of rainfall every single year. In the past 10000 years, India has never invaded any country The pillars of mathematics such as algebra and calculus all came from India and the game of chess was also invented in IndiaIndia has the largest network of post offices in the world it is famous for its floating post office in Jammu and Kashmir situated at the Dal Lake the total number of post offices in India is estimated to be 150,000Kumbh Mela is a peaceful gathering among Hindus in India this Kumbh Mela takes place every 3 years the location changes every 3 years there are 4 specific locations along the river Ganges where shift takes place. These 4 places are Haridwar Ujjain Nashik and Prayag. Kumbha Mela to reach at a particular spot in Haridwar it will take 12 yearsThere is also another event called as Mahakumbh that takes place once in every 144 years, the recent event took place in the year 2013 were in more than hundred million people visited the site.