Interesting Facts about India for Kids
Here are some interesting facts about India for kids who were chosen and researched by children especially for children.
1. Coriander and Green Chilli are free to make your mom happy!
2. The happiness of lastly standing up for your parents to go. Thank God you can eat the snacks and sweets at last!
3. How beautiful your dad can play a mechanical part when your devices stop working!
4. Sharma Ji ka beta:
Learn from the neighbor’s son, the most common word used by our parents…
5. All linked to the TV. Our parents have a grudge about me watching TV
- Got injured-blame me for watching TV
- Lost a teeth-blame me for watching TV??
- Got less marks-blame me for watching TV
- Got eyesight-blame me for watching TV
- Got fever-blame me for watching TV
6. Acting over smart in certain situations:
Overacting is in our blood… don’t know whether parents know that…they still think we are as Innocent as a kid…
Random cool facts about India
- India has the longest constitution in the world.
- India has one of the world’s largest postal network.
- India has the fifth largest railway line network in the world.
- India has contributed so much to the field of mathematics. Branches like algebra, calculus, and trigonometry find its roots here. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta, who was an Indian.
India Facts for Kids
Learn some interesting information about India while enjoying a range of fun facts and trivia that’s perfect for kids!
Read about the different languages spoken in India, its population, major cities, mountains, unique attractions, history and much more.
India Facts For Kids
Did you know that India is the seventh-largest country in the world? Wow! The name ‘India’ comes from the historic local name for the Indus River.
India is officially known as the Republic of India.
India has the second largest population in the world, with over 1.2 billion people (1,205,073,612 as of July 2012).
India is the seventh largest country by total area.
India belongs to the continent of Asia, it is bordered by the countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, and Pakistan.
The highest mountain in India is Kanchenjunga, standing at 8,598m (28,209 ft), which it shares with Nepal. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world.
Many different languages are spoken in India. The main ones are Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, and Urdu.
The capital city is New Delhi, while the most populated city is Mumbai. Other major cities include Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore.
Because of India’s location, it experiences periods of heavy rain called Monsoon.
The Taj Mahal (a famous mausoleum and popular tourist attraction) is located in the region of Agra.
India became an independent nation in 1947 after ending British rule that began in 1858.
Mahatma Gandhi is famous for the important part he played in gaining India’s independence.
Once British rule was over, India was split into the Republic of India and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Later, an area between India and Pakistan became the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
The national symbol of India is the endangered Bengal Tiger.
The most popular sport in India is cricket, with the Indian team being the first to win the Cricket World Cup on home soil when they were victorious in 2011.
India hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, but has never hosted the Olympic Games.
For more information, check out maps of India or take a closer look at the Indian flag.
The Indian national Kabaddi team has won all World Cups
India has won all 5 men’s Kabaddi World Cups held till now and have been undefeated throughout these tournaments. The Indian women’s team has also won all Kabaddi World Cups held till date.
India has a spa just for elephants
Elephants receive baths, massages and even food at the Punnathoor Cotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre in Kerala. Now that’s a BIG step for the country.
Water on the moon was discovered by India
In September 2009, India’s ISRO Chandrayaan- 1 using its Moon Mineralogy Mapper detected water on the moon for the first time.