Indian Postwas founded in “April 1774” and has the Largest Postal Network in the Worldwith 1,54,866 post offices, of which 1,39,040 (89.78 per cent) are in the rural areas. On an average, a post office serves an area of 21.23 sq. km and a population of 7,814 people (5992 in rural areas and 23828 in urban areas).
also; BHARAT has THE HIGHEST POST OFFICE IN THE WORLD
If you thought that highest post office in the world is at Jungfraujoch (11333 feet) think again. It is not even Mount Fuji (12290 feet). The world?s highest post office is in India. This branch post office is located in small town of Hikkim, in Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at height of 15500 feet. The pin code for this post office is 172114.