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Largest, Longest, Biggest, Highest, Tallest and Smallest in India

Largest, Longest, Biggest, Highest, Tallest and Smallest in India:

lt is being seen that a lot of questions are commonly asked based on the Largest, Longest, Biggest and Highest things/ objects in India in the various competitive exams like PSC/ SSC/ Banking/ Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), etc. and also in various Group D examinations conducted by DHS Assam, PNRD Assam, Assam Police, etc. 


So to look after the requirements of these students, we are giving some superlatives known and unknown facts about Largest, Longest, Biggest and Highest in India.


1. Largest Desert:
* Thar (Rajasthan)

2. Largest Corridor:
* Rameshwaram Temple Corridor

3. Largest Dome:
* Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur (Karnataka)

4. Largest Natural Fresh Water Lake:
* Wular Lake (Kashmir)

5. Largest  Lake of Saline Water
* Chilka Lake in Odisha

6. Largest State
* Rajasthan (in terms of area)

7. Largest Mosque:
* Jama Masjid (Delhi)

8. Largest Museum: 
* Indian Museum (Kolkata)

9. Largest Tunnel:
* Jawaharlal Tunnel, Banihal Pass (Jammu and Kashmir)

10. Largest Delta in India and World
* Sundarban Delta

11. Largest Man-made Lake
* Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar

12. Largest Fort in India
* Chittaurgarh

13. Largest Island in India
* Majuli (Assam)

14. Largest Building in India
* Rashtrapati Bhawan (Delhi)

15. Largest Zoo
* Zoological Garden, Kolkata

16. Largest Public Sector Bank
* State Bank of India

17. Largest Cave in India
* Amarnath Cave (Jammu and Kashmir)

18. Largest State by Population
* Uttar Pradesh

19. Largest National Park in India
* Hemis National Park (Jammu & Kashmir)

20. Largest Forest Cover State
* Madhya Pradesh (77,522 sq. km. in terms of area)

21. Largest Port
* Mumbai

22. Longest Beach in India
* Marina Beach in Chennai

23. Longest Expressway:
* Agra Lucknow Expressway

24. Longest Railway Platform:
*  Gorakhpur Junction (Uttar Pradesh)

25. Longest Coastline in India
* Gujarat State forms Longest Coastline in India

26. Longest River:
* Ganga

27. Longest Tributary River
* Yamuna River

28. Longest River Bridge:
* Dhola Sadiya Bridge

29. Longest Road
* Grand Trunk Road

30. Longest Dam:
* Hirakud Dam (Orissa)

31. Longest Railway Route
* Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari: Vivek Exp. 4286 Km.

32. Longest Canal:
* Indira Gandhi Canal in Rajasthan

33. Longest Highway:
* National Highway 44 (New Numbering) Former NH 7 (connecting Uttar Pradesh to Tamil Nadu)

34. Biggest Cantilever Bridge:
* Rabindra Howrah Bridge on Hoogle River, Kolkata.

35. Biggest Cave Temple:
* Ellora Temple, Aurangabad ( Maharashtra )

36. Highest Mountain
* Kanchenjungha

37. Highest Dam:
* Bhakra Dam (Himachal Pradesh)

38. Highest Gateway:
* Buland Darwaza in Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh)

39. Highest Peak
* Karkoram-2 / K-2 (8611 meter)

40. Highest Railway Station
* Ghum (Darjeeling)

41. Highest Award in India
* Bharat Ratna

42. Highest Gallantry Award in India
* Paramveer Chakra

43. Highest Airport in India
* Leh, Laddakh

44. Highest Tower of India
* Qutab Minar in Delhi

45. Highest Road
* Road at Khardungla

46. Tallest Statue:
* Statue of Unity (Gujarat), 182 meter

47. Tallest Minaret:
* Qutub Minar, Mehrauli (New Delhi)

48. Tallest Dam in India
* Tehri Dam in Uttarkhand

49. Tallest Building in India
* Imperial Tower in Mumbai

50. Heaviest Rainfall:
* Mawsynram (Meghalaya)

51. Most Populous City:
* Mumbai

52. Smallest State of India (Area)
* Goa (in terms of area)

53. Smallest State (Population)
* Sikkim

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