LARGEST,  LONGEST, HIGHEST, IN INDIA

LARGEST IN INDIA

Largest Glacier  – Siachen Glacier

Largest populated city – Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Largest cave temple – Ellora  Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Largest gurudwara –  Golden Temple (Amritsar)

Largest fresh water lake – Wular (Jammu and Kashmir)

Largest salt water lake – Chilka (Orissa)

Largest Artificial Lake – Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar Sonebhadra (Uttar Pradesh)

Largest state – Rajasthan

Largest populated state – Uttar Pradesh

Largest dome – Gol Gumbaz (Karnataka)

Largest mosque – Jama Masjid (New Delhi) Build By Shah Jahan

Largest desert – Thar (Rajasthan)

Largest river Island – Majuli (Brahmaputra)

Largest animal fair – Sonepur fair (Bihar)

Largest plateau – Deccan plateau

Largest Delta – Sunderbans Delta/The Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta

Largest arch dam – ldukki dam (Kerala)

Largest union territory  – Andaman Nicobar Islands

Largest river Barrage – Farakka Barrage

 

LONGEST IN INDIA : 

Longest Railway bridge across river – Vembanad Rail Bridge

Longest Canal  – Indira Gandhi canal

Longest River  – Ganga

Longest river in South India – Godavari

Longest Tributary river of India – Yamuna

Longest Tunnel  – Chenani-Nashri tunnel (J&K)

Longest Railway Tunnel  – Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel (J&K)

Longest Dam – Hirakund (Orissa)

Longest National Highway- NH 44 (from Srinagar to Kanyakumari)

Longest Railway platform – Gorakhpur (Utterpradesh) (1,366.33 m)

Longest bridge across river – Mahatma Gandhi Setu

 

HIGHEST IN INDIA :

Highest gate way – Buland Darwaza (Fathepur sikri)

Highest Airport- Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport,Leh.

Highest Battle Field-  Siachin Glacier

Highest Dam- Tehri Dam

Highest Civilian Award- Bharat Ratna

Highest Gallantry Award- Param Vir Chakra

Highest Lake- Cho lamu lake or Tso Lhamo lake (Sikkim)

Highest Peak-The Kangchenjunga

Highest water falls – Jog falls or Gerusoppe falls (Karnataka)

Highest Railway Station-Ghum,the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Highest rainfall – Mawsynram,Meghalaya

Highest Dam- Tehri in Uttarakhand (Height 260m)

Highest tower – Qutab minar Started by Qutub-ud-din Aibak / completed by his son-in-law Iltutmish

 

 

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