List of Biggest, Highest, Largest and Smallest things in India

22-NOV-2016 09:58

    It is being observed that a lot of questions are asked in the different competitive exams like PCS/SSC/Banking etc. based on the Biggest, Highest, Largest and Smallest things/ objects in India. So to cater the requirements of these students we are giving the name of some superlatives in India. We hope that it will be helpful for you.

    List of some Biggest, Highest, Largest and Smallest rivers, states, districts, dams etc is given below:

    1.

     Highest Civilian Award

     Bharat Ratna

    2.

     Highest Gallantry Award

     Param Vir Chakra

    3.

     Largest Populated City

     Mumbai

    4.

     Largest State (in terms of Area)

     Rajasthan

    5.

     Longest River in India

     The Ganges

    6.

     Longest Tributary river of India

     Yamuna

    7.

     Largest Lake

     Wular Lake, Kashmir

    8.

     Largest Lake (Saline Water)

     Chilka Lake, Odisha

    9.

     Largest Man-Made Lake

     Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)

    10.

     Largest Fresh Water Lake

     Kolleru Lake, (Andhra Pradesh)

    11.

     Highest Lake

     Devtal Lake,Gadhwal (Uttarakhand)

    12.

     Longest Cantilever Span bridge

     Howrah Bridge

    13.

     Highest Peak

     Karkoram-2 / K-2 (8611 mtr.)

    14.

     Highest Rainfall

     Mausinram near Cherrapunji (1082 cms/annum)

    15.

     Highest Waterfall

     Gersoppar Waterfall (292 meters high) in  Mysuru (Mysore)

    16.

     State-wise largest area under forest

     Madhya Pradesh

    17.

     Largest Delta

     Sunderbans Delta

    18.

     Largest River without Delta

     Narmada

    19.

     Longest River Bridge

     Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna

    20.

     Longest Road

     Grand Trunk Road

    21.

     Highest Road

     Road at Khardungla, (in Leh-Manali Sector)

    22.

     Biggest Mosque

     Jama Masjid at Delhi

    23.

     Longest Canal

     Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal (Rajasthan)

    24.

     Largest Dome

     Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur

    25.

     Largest Zoo

     Zoological Garden, Kolkata

    26.

     Largest Museum

     Indian Museum at Kolkata

    27.

     Longest Dam

     Hirakud Dam (Odisha)

    28.

     Highest Dam

     Bhakra Dam (225.5m high)

    29.

     Highest Tower

     Kutab Minar, Delhi, 88.4m

    30.

     Largest Desert

     Thar (Rajasthan)

    31.

     Highest Gateway

     Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri (53.6 mtr high)

    32.

     Largest Public Sector Bank

     State Bank of India

    33.

     Largest District ((terms of total area))

     Kachchh (Gujarat)

    34.

     Fastest Train

     Gatimaan Express (New Delhi-Agra),160km/hr, (Telgo proposed: 180km/hr)

    35.

     State with longest coastline

     Gujarat

    36.

     State with longest coastline of South India

     Andhra Pradesh

    37.

     Longest Electric Railway Line

     From Delhi to Kolkata via Patna

    38.

     Longest Railway Route

     Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari: Vivek Exp. 4286 km; 82:30 hrs

    39.

     Longest Platform

     Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), length 1.34 km. It is the world's longest railway station

    40.

     Longest Tunnel

    Pir Panjal Tunnel (J & K)

    41.

     Longest Highway

     NH-7 which runs from Varanasi to Kanyakumari

    42.

     Smallest State (Population)

     Sikkim

    43.

     Smallest State (Area)

     Goa

    44.

     Largest State (Population)

     Uttar Pradesh

    45.

     Densest Populated State

     Bihar (1102 persons/KM2)

    46.

     Largest Cave Temple

     Kailash Temple, Ellora (Maharastra)

    47.

     Largest Cave

     Amarnath (J&K)

    48.

     Largest Animal Fair

     Sonepur (Bihar)

    49.

     Largest Auditorium

     Sri Shanmukhanand Hall (Mumbai)

    50.

     Biggest Hotel

     Oberai-Sheraton (Mumbai)

    51.

     Largest Port

     Mumbai

    52.

     Largest Gurudwara

     Golden Temple, Amritsar

    53.

     Deepest River Valley

     Bhagirathi & Alaknanda river valley

    54.

     Largest Church

     Saint Cathedral (Goa)

    55.

     Oldest Church

     St.Thomas Church at Palayar, Trichur

    56.

     Longest Beach

     Marina Beach, Chennai

    57.

     Highest Battle Field

     Siachin Glacier

    58.

     Highest Airport

     Leh (Laddakh)

    59.

     Biggest Stadium

     Yuva Bharti (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata

    60.

     Largest River Island

     Majuli (Brahmaputra River, Assam)

    61.

     Largest Planetarium

     Birla Planetarium (Kolkata)

    62.

     World's tallest statue

     Statue of Unity, 182 m., at Sadhu Bet Island,  Gujarat

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