Biggest Smallest Highest and Largest Things in India

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 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, this will 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 thing in India.

Biggest Cave temple Ellora
Biggest Mosque Jama Masjid at Delhi
Biggest Stadium Yuva Bharti (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata
Deepest River Valley Bhagirathi and Alaknanda
Densest Populated State West Bengal
Fastest Train Shatabadi Express running between New Delhi and Bhopal
Highest Airport Leh
Highest Award Bharat Ratna
Highest Battle Field Siachin Glacier
Highest Dam Tehri Dam
Highest Gallantry Award Param Vir Chakra
Highest Gateway Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri
Highest Lake Devtal Lake, Gadhwal
Highest Lake Devatal
Highest Peak Karkoram-2 of K-2(8,611 meters)
Highest Railway Station Ghum
Highest rainfall Cherrapunhi
Highest Road Road at Khardungla
Highest Tower Kutab Minar at Delhi
Highest Watefall Nohkalikai Falls
Largest Cave Amarnath (J&K)
Largest Cave Temple Kailash Temple, Ellora
Largest Church Saint Cathedral
Largest Delta Sunderbans Delta
Largest Desert Thar
Largest District Kutch district
Largest Dome Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur
Largest Fresh Water Lake Kolleru Lake
Largest Gurudwara Golden Temple, Amritsar
Largest Lake Wular Lake, Kashmir
Largest Lake (Saline Water) Chilka Lake, Odisha
Largest Man-Made Lake Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar
Largest Museum India Museum at Kolkata
Largest Planetarium 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 State(Area) Rajasthan
Largest State(Population) Uttar Pradesh
Largest Zoo Zoological Garden at Alipur
Longest Beach Marina Beach, Chennai
Longest Canal Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal
Longest Cantilever Span bridge Howrah Bridge
Longest Dam Hirakud Dam
Longest Electric Railway Line From Delhi to Kolkata via Patna
Longest Highway NH-44 (NH-7) which turns from Varanasi to Kanyakumari
Longest Platform Kharagpur
Longest Railway Platform Kharagpur
Longest Railway Route From Assam to Kanyakumari
Longest River Ganga (2640 km long)
Longest River Bridge Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna
Longest River in India The Ganges
Longest Road Grand Trunk Road
Longest Tributary river of India Yamuna
Longest Tunnel Jawahar tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir
Oldest Church St. Thomas Church at Palayar, Thrissur
Sambhar lake Largest inland salt lake
Smallest State (Area) Goa
Smallest State (Population) Sikkim
State wise largest area under forest Madhya Pradesh
State with the longest coastline Gujarat
State with the longest coastline of South India Andhra Pradesh
Tallest Statue Statue of Unity

 

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