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Capital : New Delhi
Language :  Hindi, English
Currency :  Rupee
Population : 1 330 820 000
Area : 3 287 263 km2

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1. 4.7% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 159,491,000 motor vehicles (124 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. There are over 1,596 buildings in Mumbai with a height exceeding 35 meters.

4. There are currently 57 “skyscrapers” in Mumbai (buildings over 150 meters high).

5. The national top-level domain is .in . There are over 1 535 300 websites with this extension.

6. The most popular pages with the extension .in are: google.co.in, blogspot.in and ebay.in.

7. In 2015, 5% of fatal accidents were caused by people driving under the influence of alcohol.

8. In this country there are over 4,865,000 km of paved roads, including over 1,324 km of expressways (7.57% of all roads in the world).

9. The country has 346 airports, 253 of the paved surface.

10. In this country there are over 63 974 km of railway tracks.

11. There are subway lines in seven Indian cities.

12. Widows can only wear white robes, they are not allowed to wear any decorations.

13. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 2.5 Mb / s and the maximum is 18.7 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

14. There are 9 known terrorist organizations in India.

15. Full name of the country – Republic of India.

16. Political system, republic.

17. There are more Indian restaurants in London than in Delhi and Mumbai combined.

18. In this country there are urinals on the streets by the walls in poorer cities.

19. Each of the major world religions is represented in India.

20. Almost all Bollywood movies are musicals.

21. Wasting food is unacceptable.


Geography in India

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1. On November 25, 1839, the country went through a cyclone. who killed over 300,000 people.

2. In 2015, over 2,500 people died because of the heat in India.

3. India borders with such countries as: Bangladesh 4 053 km, Bhutan 605 km, Myanmar 1 463 km, China 3 380 km, Nepal 1 690 km, Pakistan 2 912 km.

4. Cherrapnui is the most wet area in the world. Annually 425 cm of rain falls there.

5. Before 1986, India was the only place in the world where diamonds could be found.

6. On the outskirts of the city of Puri there was a colony of over 100 lepers. They were only on their own. It wasn’t until 1976 that the Polish missionary Marian Żelazek came to the rescue. Today 600 families live in neat homes, they have medical care and work.

7. In fear that single women may be attractive to other men, they are expelled by families. They are forced to make pilgrimages to remote places of the country.

8. Vrindavan is a widows’ city. At 56 thousand inhabitants, 20 thousand are widows.

9. The country is 10 times larger than Poland.

10. The longest river is Ganges.

11.  The highest peak is Kanczendzonga, 8586 m above sea level.

12. In April 1986, in Gopalganj, 92 people and thousands of animals were killed during a hailstorm. The weight of the frozen balls falling from the sky reached a kilogram.

13. There are 1800000 km2 of agricultural land in India (63% of the country).

14. The highest located city in the country is Hikkim.

15. 677598 km2 of the country is covered by forests (23.7%)

16. Taj Mahal has built 22,000 workers for 22 years.

17. India is the largest, oldest and longest existing civilization in the world.

18. In 1860 in Meghalaya, 26.47 meters of rain fell within 365 days.

19. In the state of Meghalaya, so-called living bridges with splayed tree roots. Construction takes about 15 years.

162. The nearest capital in a straight line from New Delhi is Islamabad (Pakistan) – 688 km.

163. The furthest capital city in a straight line from New Delhi is Santiago (Chile) – 16917 km.


Finance in India

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1. The minimum wage varies from 150 rupees (about 8.9 zlotys) per day to 361 rupees (about 21 zlotys) per day depending on the region (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in India is 30%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35.54%, and for companies 35% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4.2%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 2,247,580,000,000 (9 619 642 400 000 PLN),
– in 2018 it is $ 2,597,000,000,000 (PLN 11,115,160,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 66.1% of GDP, which is about: $ 1 485 650 380 000 (PLN 6 358 583 626 400),
2018 year was 68 , 7% of GDP, i.e. around: $ 1 784 139 000 000 (PLN 7 636 114 920 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 1,392 (PLN 5,956).

8. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 459 100,000,000 .

9. The percentage share in the global economy of India in 2015 is 2.74% (for comparison, Poland’s share is 0.74%, and the United States – 23.32%).

10. The country has 2018 over $400,880,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (3% of foreign currency reserves of all countries the world).

11. India has 557,600 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in India

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1. In India, rupee banknotes are printed that aim to fight corruption.

2. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 50 to 70 km / h.

3. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the normal road is 80 km / h, and on highways from 80 to 120 km / h.

4. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.3 per mille.

5. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

6. In this country you can marry a dog.

7. Men and women can retire at the age of 60.

8. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35.54%, and for companies 35% (2018).

9. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

10. In this country, a ban on keeping dolphins in captivity has been introduced.

11. In this country, women can get married at the age of 18, and men aged 21.

12. In the city of Delhi, a ban on the use of plastic bags was completely banned. The penalty of up to five years imprisonment and more than $1 500 is punishable by breaking this provision.

13. In this country, a person who is 7 years old is subject to criminal liability.

14. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 35 days.

15. It is illegal to export outside the national currency.


Education in India

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1. In India, the beginning of the school year depends on the climate prevailing in the area.

2. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

3. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

4. The average IQ level is 82.

5. Every fourth inhabitant of this country can not even write his name.

6. In this country there are 27.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 357 722 640 people).


Work in India

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1. The minimum wage varies from 150 rupees (about 8.9 zlotys) per day to 361 rupees (about 21 zlotys) per day depending on the region (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in India is 30%.

3. Men and women can retire at the age of 60.

4. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.5% .

5. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 43,520 ₹.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35.54%, and for companies 35% (2018).

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 35 days.

8. The work week is 48 hours.

9. Police officers with mustaches earn more, people pay more respect to them.

10. Over one million employees work in the state railway in India.


Best in India

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1. A building with a planned height of 442 meters (117 floors) is being built in Mumbai. Completed to be in 2016, It will be the tallest residential building in the world.

2. India is one of the world’s largest producers of tea, butter, banana, milk, red beans.

3. Living in India Nanu Ram at the age of 90 he became the father of a child, becoming the oldest father in the world.

4. The largest airport in India is located in Delhi. Annually over 39 million people use it.

5. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

6. In Bombay billionaire Mukesh Ambani is building the most expensive house in the world, which will have 27 floors and more than 40,000 m2. It will cost over $2 billion.

7. There are 300,000 active mosques in India.

8. India is one of the largest exporters of computer software (supplying as many as 90 countries).

9. The longest river is Ganges.

10.  The highest peak is Kanczendzonga, 8586 m above sea level.

11. The highest located city in the country is Hikkim.

12. India, as the first Asian country in 2013, sent a rocket to Mars.

13. Tata Nano is the cheapest car in the world produced since 2008 in India. The new model costs about $1 5000.

14. India is the largest democratic country in the world.

15. It is the second most populous country in the world.

16. The most common diseases are rabies and diarrhea.

17. India is the world’s largest producer of dried beans.

18. India has the largest postal network in the world (over 150,000 post offices).

19. India has the world’s largest film industry – Bollywood.

20. India has the most dairy in the world.

21. Over one million employees work in the state railway in India.

22. India is the world’s largest producer of tea.

23. India is the largest, oldest and longest existing civilization in the world.

24. In the southern part of India, the most beautiful spider in the world lives – the tarantula Poecilotheria Metallica.

25. The lowest temperature: -52 °C was measured in Dras.

26. The highest temperature: 50.6 °C was measured in Alwar.


Army in India

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 4 place,
2018 > year – 4 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 1,300,000 professional and 2,100 000 reservists,
2018 year – 1,362,500 professional and 2,844,700 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 3500 tanks, 5000 > armored vehicles, 1700 jet aircraft and 500 helicopters,
2018 year – 4425 tanks, 3145 armored vehicles, 2180 jet aircraft and 720 helicopters.

4. Army expenses:
2014 year – $ 46,000,000,000 (PLN 196,880,000,000),
2018 year – $ 47,000,000,000 (PLN 201,160,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 46 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 45 ships.

6. India has about 90 nuclear warheads.


Society in India

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1. 90 Indivities have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

2. In India, one person dies every 30 seconds because of rabies.

3. In India, an average person consumes about 4.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

4. The most drinks are spirit – 93%, then beer – 6.9%, and wine – 0.1%.

5. The air in Mumbai is so polluted that breathing it for one day can be compared with burning out 5 packs of cigarettes.

6. In 2013, 137 572 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

7. Men and women can retire at the age of 60.

8. 24% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 307.7 million people).

9. 58% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

10. The average IQ level is 82.

11. 42% of the world’s poor population is inhabited by India.

12. India has 568 million registered voters.

13. Every fourth inhabitant of this country can not even write his name.

14. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.9 years old.

15. On average, women give birth to 2.5 children.

16. In this country, over 375,000,000 (2015) 462 124 989 (2018) people have access to internet (about 36% of the population).

17. About 136 000 000 (2015) 251,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

18. The population density is 368 people / km2.

19. The main religion is Hinduism, 78%.

21. 11 Indian citizens received the Nobel Prize.

22. In India, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 92 minutes a day. This is the best result in the world.

23. The average age of people living in this country is 27.3 years.

24. In this country there are about:
360 959 000 people (28.09%) in the age range 0-14 years.
847 593 000 people (65.96%) in the age range 15-64 years.
76 458 100 people (5.95%) over 65 years old.

25. In this country, about 25 122 000 children are born annually (2.0% of the population), and about 9,410,000 people die (0.7% of the population).

26. 42 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

27. 28% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

28. In India there are more than 32,000 murders a year.

29. There is the highest abortion rate in the world.

30. Over a million residents are millionaires, but most Indians live on less than two dollars a day.

31. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 8 cigarettes a month.

32. The average life expectancy in this country is 64.2 years (women – 65.7 years and men – 62.8 years).


Symbols of India

1. The national alcohol is rum, Feni and Toddy.

2. National animals include the royal Bengal tiger, Indian peacock, king cobra and Indian elephant.

3. The national fruit is mango.

4. The name “India” comes from the Indus River.

5. The motto of the country – “Only the truth wins”.

6. The national fruit is mango, the harvest is about 12 million tons per year.

7. The national animal is the Bengal tiger.


Customs in India

1. In India, the liturgical objects in the temples are cleaned with cow droppings.

2. The left hand is considered unclean and is never used to eat.

3. Some inhabitants of the country, in order not to pollute the elements of fire, water, earth and air, leave bodies of the dead in buildings called “Towers of Silence”, where they are devoured by vultures.

4. Cows are considered sacred. Often you can meet them freely walking around the cities.

5. The wife’s termination of her husband’s name is considered disrespectful.

6. Dance is one of the most developed arts in India.

7. To emphasize the truthfulness of their words, they often catch one ear.

8. Most Indians wash their hands, feet and face before eating.

9. The funeral clothes are white.


Sport in India

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1. India is the cradle of chess.

2. Yoga has its roots in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.

3. Introduced by the British – cricket, is the most popular sport.


History of India

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1. In Delhi, there is an iron column on which there is no trace of rust, although it has been standing here for 1600 years.

2. On November 25, 1839, the country went through a cyclone. who killed over 300,000 people.

3. In 2015, over 2,500 people died because of the heat in India.

4. Already in the fifth century AD, India was invented a zero.

5. Nobody has invaded this country for the last 1,000 years.

6. In India, a number system was invented.

7. In this country, as one of the few in the world, independence was gained without violence.

8. Before 1986, India was the only place in the world where diamonds could be found.

9. Algebra, trigonometry and accounting come from this country.

10. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on August 15, 1947.

11. In April 1986, in Gopalganj, 92 people and thousands of animals were killed during a hailstorm. The weight of the frozen balls falling from the sky reached a kilogram.

12. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1947.

13. He joined the United Nations on October 30, 1945.

14. India was the first country to supply the world with cotton.

15. India is the largest, oldest and longest existing civilization in the world.


Answers

What is the highest peak in India?

The highest peak in India is Kanczendzonga (8586 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in India?

The largest river in India is Ganges.

answer: Marta


Which India has national colors?

National colors: saffron, blue, white and green.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is rum, Feni and Toddy.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

National animals are the royal Bengal tiger. Indian peacock. King cobra and Indian elephant.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

National sport is hockey and cricket.

answer: Marta


What countries borders India?

India borders on such countries as: Bangladesh 4,053 km, Bhutan 605 km, Myanmar 1,463 km, China 3,380 km, Nepal 1,690 km, Pakistan 2,912 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 27.3 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage varies from 150 rupees (about 8.9 zlotys) per day to 361 rupees (about 21 zlotys) per day depending on the region (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in India?

The population density is 449 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “Only the truth wins”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 50.6 ° C was measured in Alwar.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -52 ° C was measured in Dras.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at 18-25 years (depending on the state).

answer: Marta