Highest, Biggest, Largest and Longest in India

Posted in on January 27, 2017

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Here we are posting Highest, Biggest, Largest and Longest in India which

is very much important for preparation of Competitive Exams.

Highest Award for Gallantry – Param Vir Chakra

Highest Award for Civilian – Bharat Ratna

Bank with largest number of branches – State Bank of India

Longest Road bridge – Mahatma Gandhi Setu (across Ganga, Patna)

Largest Cantilever Span Bridge – Howrah Bridge (Kolkata)

Largest Cattle Fair – Sonepur Fair (Bihar) Most Populous City – Mumbai

Longest Corridor – Ramanathaswamy Corridor, Tamil Nadu

Largest Desert – Thar (Rajasthan)

Longest Dam – Hirakud Dam (Orissa)

Highest Dam – Bhakra Dam on river Sutlej (740 ft.)

Largest Delta – Sunderban (12,872 Sq. km.)

Largest Dome – Gol Gumbaz (Bijapur)

Highest Gateway – Buland Darwaja at Fatehpur Sikri

Largest Lake – Wular Lake (Kashmir)

Highest Literacy – Kerala

Largest Museum – Indian Museum (Kolkata)

Biggest Mosque – Jama Masjid (Delhi)

Highest Peak – K-2 (8,611 mt.)

Highest Tower – Qutub Minar (Delhi)

Highest Waterfall – Gersoppa Waterfall, Mysore (290 m.)

Largest Zoo – Zoological Gardens, Kolkata

Largest Man (made Lake) – Govind Sagar (Bhakra)

Longest Railway Platform – Kharagpur, SE Railway (2,733 ft.)

Largest Railway Bridge – Nehru Setu, Bihar (river Sone)

River, Longest – The Ganga river (2,525 km.)

Highest Rainfall- Mowsyrnam near Cherrapunji(Meghalaya)

Longest Road – Grand Trunk Road

Largest Rock – KailashTemples, Ellora (Maharashtra)

Maximum forest cover State – Mizoram (cover 75.5% area)

Tallest Statue – Statue of Risabhnath (Khargone, M.P.)

Largest State (area) – Rajasthan

Most Populous State – Uttar Pradesh

State with Maximum density of population – West Bengal

Longest Tunnel (Road) – Jawahar Tunnel (J & K – 1.75 miles)

Longest Tunnel (Railway) – Between Monkey Hill and Khandala Stations

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