40 amazing things about Indian culture, customs and traditions

These are the 40 things about India one should remember or know if you are visiting to India or an active resident of India. These 40 point are the part of Indian culture history and traditions.

1. India is a land of diversity. There is so much to learn and explore about the culture, customs and traditions of this country.

2. The Indian culture is one of the oldest cultures in the world and “Sanskrit” the oldest language is originated from India.

3. India is a land of many religions. Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Islam and Christianity are some of the main religions practiced in India.

4. India has a rich and varied history. From the ancient times to the modern day, there is so much to discover about India.

5. The Indian subcontinent is home to some of the most beautiful places in the world. From the Taj Mahal to the Himalayas, there are many stunning places to see in India.

6. India is also home to many different languages. Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Urdu are just some of the languages spoken in India. 7. The food in India is as diverse as the culture. There are so many different types of cuisine to try, from the spicy dishes of the north to the sweet desserts of the south.

8. India is a land of festivals. There is always something to celebrate, whether it is a religious festival or a national holiday.

9. Bollywood is one of the most popular film industries in the world. Millions of people around the globe enjoy watching Bollywood movies.

10. Cricket is one of the most popular sports in India. The Indian cricket team is one of the strongest teams in the world.

11. Yoga originated in India and is now practiced all over the world.

12. India is having highest quality Charas (Resin of cannabis).

13. The Himalayas are the highest mountains in the world and offer some of the most stunning scenery.

14. The Ganges is the holy river of India and is considered sacred by Hindus.

15. Kumbh Mela is a massive religious festival that takes place every 12 years and is attended by millions of people.

16. The currency of India is the Indian Rupee.

17. The capital city of India is New Delhi.

18. The official language of India is Hindi.

19. The population of India is over 1.2 billion people.

20. India covers an area of 3.287 million square kilometers.

21. The climate in India ranges from tropical to temperate.

22. India has a rich and varied wildlife. Tigers, elephants, lions, leopards and rhinos can all be found in India.

23. The official religions of India are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism.

24. The majority of the population in India is Hindu. 25. India is the world’s largest democracy.

26. The president of India is Ram Nath Kovind. 27. The prime minister of India is Narendra Modi.

28. Mahatma Gandhi was the leader of the Indian independence movement.

29. India became a republic on January 26th, 1950. 30. The national flag of India is a tricolor of saffron, white and green.

31. The national animal of India is the tiger.

32. The national bird of India is the peacock.

33. The national flower of India is the lotus.

34. The national tree of India is the banyan tree.

35. The national sport of India is hockey.

36. The national dish of India is rice.

37. The national drink of India is tea.

38. The national fruit of India is the mango.

39. The national currency of India is the Indian rupee.

40. The national anthem of India is “Jana Gana Mana”.

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