India is a vast south asian country with diverse terrain from himalayan mountains, forests, deserts to Indian ocean coastline.

India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with history reaching back 5 millennia having kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage. Today India is also the fastest growing economy in the world and achieving all-round socio-economic progress since Independence.

India is the 7th largest country in the world in terms of size extending between latitudes 8° 4' and 37° 6' north and longitudes 68° 7' and 97° 25' east which measures about 3,214 km from north to south and about 2,933 km from east to west.



India is also home to 1.3 billion people making it the 2nd most populated country in the world after china. The population comprises of such a variety in terms of religion, language, food habits, physical looks, tradition, attire that it is said that India changes after every mile making India a tourist paradise but even after such a diversity all are living together as proud Indian brothers and sisters.

Bounded by the Himalayan ranges in the north and surrounded on three sides by sea (Arabian sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean) India offers a wide array of places to see and things to do. The enchanting backwaters, hill stations, wildlife and landscapes make India a beautiful country. Historical monuments, forts etc. add to the grandeur of the country. They attract tourists from all over the world.

India is a beautiful country and has attracted people for all over the world since ancient times. Its rich and diverse geography, culture, customs and languages have made people eager to explore more and more about India.



Having such a big diversity India is becoming a tourist paradise and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. There is so much in India to explore from its historical monuments, beaches, places of religious interests, hill stations etc to its handicraft, fairs, folk dances, music, yoga,  ayurveda and much more. There is always something or other in India for any kind of tourist that is why they say India a tourist paradise.

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• In Its history India has never invaded any country even after having great kings.

• Indus valley Civilization which is more than 5000 yrs old had town dwelling system when many cultures were forest dwellers at that time.

• Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus originated in India which now the world is using.

• The 'Place Value System' and the 'Decimal System' were developed in India.

• In the field of education Takshila and Nalanda Universities are the words first universities where more than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects, before being burnt down by illiterate invaders.

• India was the richest country with highest GDP in the world till 17th century before British became the rulers and extorted its wealth for their own gain.


• Ayurved is the first form of medicine known to mankind started in India with Charaka being the father of medicine. And Susruta the father of surgery who used to perform basic surgeries thousands of years ago.

• The jyotish shashtra followed in India for centuries uses such calculations and elements which the modern scientific community is discovering until recently. Like 9 planets ( nav gruh ), Calendar , exact time of sunrise , celestial events like eclipse , season changes and much more.

• The things written in some books of Hindu mythology are still the subject of research and wonder for others.

• The four religions are born in India - Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism which is followed by 25% of the world's population

• The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world's largest religious pilgrimage destination an average of 30,000 visitors donate USD 6 million to the temple every day.

• The largest gathering of humans at a place on earth happens during Kumbh Mela.

• Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.

• Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.

• India is the largest democracy in the world with 1.3 billion people.

• India is the fastest growing economy as of now

• And many more facts…

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