Biggest, Smallest, Highest, and Largest Things in India 2021

India is a vast country with several astounding things to know about. The country is bestowed with diverse features. Before preparing for the UPSC IAS Exam aspirants should know the important facts related to India. Aspirants should possess a basic knowledge about India like the biggest, smallest, highest, and largest things in India, ministers, and departments, etc.

Already we have come up with many articles on the general information of India. Not only for UPSC Civil Services IAS Exam, but this will also be helpful for SSC CGL, CDS (I) & CDS (II), SSC CHSL, NDA, and other examinations.

Here we provide you with the list of biggest, smallest, lowest, highest, and largest things in India.

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List of Biggest, Smallest, Lowest, Highest & Largest Things in India

The table below mentions the list of such things which top the list of biggest, smallest, lowest, highest, and largest things in our country:

Biggest Cave temple in India Kailasa Temple (Cave 16), Ellora Caves
Biggest Mosque in India Jama Masjid at Delhi
Largest Cricket Stadium in India Motera Stadium or Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium
Deepest River Valley Bhagirathi and Alaknanda
Densest Populated State West Bengal
Fastest Train in India
Gatimaan Express running between Delhi and Agra
Highest Airport in India
Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh
Highest Award in India Bharat Ratna (Highest Civilian Award)
Highest Battle Field in India Siachen Glaciers (World’s highest Battlefield)
Highest Dam Tehri Dam (260.5 m)
Highest Gallantry Award Param Vir Chakra
Highest Gateway in India Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri
Highest Lake in India Deo Tal Lake
Highest Peak Karakoram-2 of K-2(8,611 meters)
Highest Railway Station in India Ghum railway station
Highest Rainfall (State) Mawsynram (Meghalaya)
Highest Motorable Road Road connecting villages of Chisumle and Demchok which are nearly 230 km from Leh
Highest Tower in India Qutab Minar at Delhi
Highest Waterfall in India Kunchikal falls (Karnataka)
Longest Cave Krem Liat Prah, Meghalaya
Biggest Cathedral Medak Cathedral under the Church of South India
Largest Delta Ganges Delta
Largest Desert in India Thar
Largest District Kutch district
Largest Dome in India Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur
Largest Fresh Water Lake Wular Lake
Largest Gurudwara in India Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), Amritsar
Longest Lake Vembanad Lake, Kerala (bordered by Alappuzha, Kottayam, and Ernakulam districts)
Largest Lake (Saline Water) Chilika Lake, Odisha
Biggest Man-Made Lake Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar, the reservoir of Rihand Dam, located in Pipri, Sonbhadra District, Uttar Pradesh.
Largest Museum in India India Museum at Kolkata
Largest Planetarium in India Birla Planetarium
Largest Populated City Mumbai
Largest Port Mumbai (By Size & Shipping Traffic)
Largest Public Sector Bank State Bank of India
Largest River Island Majuli
Largest River without Delta Narmada
Largest State (Area) Rajasthan
Largest State (Population) Uttar Pradesh
Largest Zoo Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
Longest Beach in India Marina Beach, Chennai
Longest Canal in India Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal
Longest Cantilever Span bridge Howrah Bridge
Longest Dam (Earthen) Hirakud Dam
Longest Electrified Railway Tunnel Between Cherlopali and Rapuru Railway stations (6.7 km) (Andhra Pradesh)
Longest Highway NH-44 (previously known as NH-7) from Srinagar to Kanyakumari, NH 44 came into existence by merging the previous 7 differently numbered national highways. It passes through 11 different states.
Longest Railway Platform Gorakhpur Railway Station
Longest Railway Route From Assam to Kanyakumari (Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari Vivek Express)
Longest River Bridge (Over Water) Dhola-Sadiya Bridge (Also known as Bhupen-Hazarika Setu) connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The length of the bridge is 9.15 km.
Longest River in India The Ganges
Longest Tributary river of India Yamuna
Longest Tunnel in India (Highway) Atal tunnel
Oldest Church in India St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church
Smallest State (Area) Goa
Smallest State (Population) Sikkim
Largest Area Under Forest Cover (State) Madhya Pradesh
State with the longest coastline Gujarat
State with the longest coastline in South India Andhra Pradesh
Tallest Statue Statue of Unity

The above-mentioned details of the largest, biggest, smallest, longest, highest things in India can also be helpful for other government exams.

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