Biggest Smallest Highest and Largest Things in India 2020

India is a vast country with several astounding things to know about. The country is bestowed with diverse features. Before preparing for 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 CHL, NDA, and other examinations.  Here we depict the list of biggest, smallest, lowest, highest, and largest things in India.

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 Ellora
Biggest Mosque in India Jama Masjid at Delhi
Biggest 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 Siachin Glacier (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 Devtal Lake, Gadhwal
Highest Peak Karakoram-2 of K-2(8,611 meters)
Highest Railway Station in India Ghum Railway Station in Darjeeling
Highest Rainfall (State) Mawsynram (Meghalaya)
Highest Road Mana Pass
Highest Tower in India Qutab Minar at Delhi
Highest Waterfall in India Kunchikal falls (Karnataka)
Largest Cave Amarnath (J&K)
Largest Cave Temple Kailash Temple, Ellora
Largest Church Saint Cathedral
Largest Delta Sunderbans 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
Largest Lake Wular Lake, Kashmir
Largest Lake (Saline Water) Chilika Lake, Odisha
Largest Man-Made Lake Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar
Largest Museum in India India Museum at Kolkata
Largest Planetarium in India Birla Planetarium
Largest Populated City Mumbai
Largest Port Mumbai
Largest Public Sector Bank State Bank of India
Largest River Island Majuli
Largest River without Delta Narmada and Tapti
Largest State (Area) Rajasthan
Largest State (Population) Uttar Pradesh
Largest Zoo Zoological Garden at Alipur
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 Hirakud Dam
Longest Electric Railway Line Obulavaripalli-Venkatachalam Railway Line (Andhra Pradesh)
Longest Highway NH-44 (NH-7) from Varanasi to Kanyakumari
Longest Railway Platform Gorakhpur Railway Station
Longest Railway Route From Assam to Kanyakumari (Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari Vivek Express)
Longest River in India Ganga (2640 km long)
Longest River Bridge 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 Road Grand Trunk Road
Longest Tributary river of India Yamuna
Longest Tunnel in India Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel or Banihal Railway Tunnel
Oldest Church in India St. Thomas Church at Palayur, Thrissur
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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