Highest and Longest In India




Highest and Longest In India

Highest Award In India
Bharat Ratna
Highest Gallantry Award
Param Vir Chakra
Longest River in India
The Ganges
Longest Tributary river of India
Yamuna
Largest Lake
Wular Lake, Kashmir
Largest Lake (Saline Water)
Chilka Lake, Orrisa
Largest Man-Made Lake
Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)
Largest Fresh Water Lake
Kolleru Lake (Andhra Pradesh)
Highest Lake
Devtal Lake, Gadhwal (Uttarakhand)
Highest Lakein Indai
Devatal (Gharhwal)
Highest Peak
Karkoram-2 of K-2(8,611 meters)
Highest Peak in the world is Mount Everest which is in Nepal
Largest Populated City
Mumba, Maharastra
Largest State(Area)
Rajasthan
Largest State(Population)
Uttar Pradesh
Highest rainfall
Cherrapunhi (426 inches per annum)
Highest Watefallin India
Nohkalikai Falls (335 meters, 1100 ft high) in Shora
State wise largest area under forest
Madhya Pradesh
Largest Delta
Sunderbans Delta
Largest River without Delta
Narmada and Tapti
Longest Cantilever Span bridge
Howrah Bridge
Longest River Bridge
Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna
Biggest Cave temple
Ellora
Longest Road in India
Grand Trunk Road
Highest Road in India
Road at Khardungla,(in Leh-Manali Sector)
Biggest Mosque
Jama Masjid at Delhi
Highest Gateway
Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri (53.6 meters high)
Tallest Statue
Statue of Gomateshwar (17 meters high In Karnataka
Largest Public Sector Bank
State Bank of India
Longest Canal
Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal (Rajasthan)
Largest Dome
Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur
Largest Zoo
Zoological Garden at Alipur (Kolkata)
Largest Museum
India Museum at Kolkata
Longest Dam
Hirakud Dam (Orrisa)
Highest Dam
Tehri Dam ( 260 meters , 850 ft )
Highest Tower
Kutab Minar at Delhi (88.4 meters high)
Largest Desert in India
Thar (Rajasthan)
Largest District
Kutch district
Fastest Train
Shatabadi Express running between New Delhi and Bhopal
State with longest coastline
Gujarat
State with longest coastline of South India
Andhra Pradesh
Longest Electric Railway Line
From Delhi to Kolkata via Patna
Longest Railway Route
From Assam to Kanyakumari
Longest Railway Platform
Kharagpur (W. Bengal)
Highest Railway Station
Ghum (W. Bengal)
Longest Platform
Kharagpur (West Bengal) 833 meters in Length. It is also the longest railway station in world
Longest Tunnel
Jawahar tunnel (Jammu & Kashmir)
Longest Highway
NH-44 (NH-7) which turns from Varanasi to Kanyakumari
Smallest State (Population)
Sikkim
Smallest State (Area)
Goa
Largest State (Area)
Rajasthan
Largest State (Population)
Uttar Pradesh
Densest Populated State
West Bengal
Largest Cave
Amarnath (J&K)
Largest Cave Temple
Kailash Temple, Ellora (Maharastra)
Largest Animal Fair
Sonepur (Bihar)
Largest Auditorium
Sri Shanmukhanand Hall (Mumbai)
Biggest Hotel
Oberai-Sheraton (Mumbai)
Largest Port
Mumbai
Largest Gurudwara
Golden Temple, Amritsar
Deepest River Valley
Bhagirathi & Alaknanda
Largest Church
Saint Cathedral (Goa)
Oldest Church
St. Thomas Church at Palayar, Trichur (Kerala)
Longest River
Ganga (2640 km long)
Longest Beach
Marina Beach, Chennai
Highest Battle Field
Siachin Glacier
Highest Airport
Leh (Laddakh)
Biggest Stadium
Yuva Bharti (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata
Largest River Island
Majuli (Brahmaputra River, Asom)
Largest Planetarium
Birla Planetarium (Kolkata)
Sambhar lake
Largest inland salt lake
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