Highest,Longest,Biggest and Largest in India

List of Highest, Biggest and Largest in India

  • Highest Lake: Devatal Lake, Gadhwal (Utarakhand)
  • Largest Fresh Water Lake: Kolleru Lake (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Largest Manmade Lake: Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)
  • Largest Lake: Chilka Lake (saline water) - Orrisha
  • Largest Lake: Wular Lake (Kashmir)
  • Largest State: Rajasthan
  • Largest Populated City: Mumbai
  • Longest River: The Ganga (2640 Km long)
  • Longest Tributary River: Yamuna
  • Highest Award: Bharat Ratna
  • Highest Peak: Karakoram-2 of K2 (8,611 meters)
  • Highest Rainfall: Mausinram near Chirapunji  (426 inches per annum)
  • Highest waterfall: Gersoppar Waterfall-Mysore (292 meters high)
  • Statewise Largest area under forest: Madhya Pradesh
  • Largest delta: Sunderbans Delta
  • Largest river without Delta: Narmada a & Tapti
  • Longest River Bridge: Mahatma Gandhi Setu (Patna)
  • Longest Road: Grand Trunk Road
  • Highest Road: Road, Khardungla (Leh Manali Sector)
  • Biggest Mosque: Jama masjid at Delhi
  • Highest Gateway: Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikiri (53.6 meter high)
  • Tallest Statue: Statue of Gomadeshwar in Karnataka (17 meters high)
  • Largest Public sector Bank: Sate Bank of India
  • Longest Canal:  Indhira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal
  • Largest Dome: Gol Gombaz at Bijapur (Karnataka)
  • Largest Zoo: Zoological Garden at Alipure (Kolkata)
  • Largest Museum: India Museum at Kolkata
  • Longest Dam: Hirakud Dam (Orroisa)
  • High Dam: Bhara Dam (225.56 meters high)
  • Highest Tower: Kutab Minar at delhi (88.4 meters high)
  • Largest Desert: Thar, Rajasthan
  • Largest District: Ladakh
  • Fastest Train: Shatabdi Exp, Running between New Delhi and Bhopal
  • State with longest coastline: Gujarat
  • State with longest coastline in south India: Andhara Pradesh
  • Longest Electric Railway line:  Delhi to Kolkata via Patna
  • Longest Railway Route: Jammu to Kanyakumari
  • Longest Platform: Kharagpur, West Bengal, 833 meters length(it is also longest Railway Station in world)
  • Longest Tunnel:  Jawahar tunnel (Jammu and Kashmir)
  • Longest Highway: NH-7, Varanasi to Kanyakumari
  • Smallest State-Population: Sikkim
  • Smallest State-Area: Goa
  • Largest State-Population: Uttar Pradesh
  • Densest Populated State: West Bengal
  • Largest Cave: Amarnath ( Jammu and Kashmir)
  • Largest Cave Temple: Kailash Temple (Ellora-Maharastra)
  • Largest Animal Fair: Sonepur (Bihar)
  • Largest Auditorium: Sri Shanmukhananda Hall (Mumbai)
  • Biggest Hotel: Oberai Sheraton(Mumbai)
  • Largest Port: Mumbai Port
  • Largest Gurudwara: Golden Temple (Amritsar)
  • Deepest River valley: Bhagirathi and Alaknanda
  • Largest Church: Saint Cathedral ( Goa)
  • Oldest Church: St Thomas church at palayar, Thirichur, kerala
  • Longest Beach: Marina Beach (Chennai)
  • Highest Battle Field: Siachin Glacier
  • Highest Airport: Leh (Laddakh)
  •  Biggest stadium: Yuva Bharti Stadium (Kolkata)
  • Largets River Island: Majuli, Brahmaputra River (Assam)
  • Largest Planetarium: Birla Planetarium (Kolkata)
Posted by - Blog Author: 11:40 PM Last Updated at: 11:40 PM

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  1. One suggetion

    Why don't we have a Q/A session everyday so that u shall post a question may be in facebook or somewhere everyday and aspirants will reply and discuss the same on the end of day(Current affairs related ques will be useful)

    1. I will think about your suggestion and will try to make discussion platform soon