Thursday, 6 October 2016

Biggest, Highest and Largest in India


Highest AwardBharat Ratna
Highest Gallantry AwardParam Vir Chakra
Longest River in IndiaThe Ganges
Longest Tributary river of IndiaYamuna
Largest LakeWular Lake, Kashmir
Largest Lake (Saline Water)Chilka Lake, Orrisa
Largest Man-Made LakeGovind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)
Largest Fresh Water LakeKolleru Lake (Andhra Pradesh)
Highest LakeDevtal Lake, Gadhwal (Uttarakhand)
Highest LakeDevatal (Gharhwal)
Highest PeakKarkoram-2 of K-2(8,611 meters)
Highest Peak in the world is Mount Everest which is in Nepal
Largest Populated CityMumbai
Largest State(Area)Rajasthan
Largest State(Population)Uttar Pradesh
Highest rainfallCherrapunhi (426 inches per annum)
Highest WatefallNohkalikai Falls (335 meters, 1100 ft high) in Shora
State wise largest area under forestMadhya Pradesh
Largest DeltaSunderbans Delta
Largest River without DeltaNarmada and Tapti
Longest Cantilever Span bridgeHowrah Bridge
Longest River BridgeMahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna
Biggest Cave templeEllora
Longest RoadGrand Trunk Road
Highest RoadRoad at Khardungla,(in Leh-Manali Sector)
Biggest MosqueJama Masjid at Delhi
Highest GatewayBuland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri (53.6 meters high)
Tallest StatueStatue of Gomateshwar (17 meters high In Karnataka
Largest Public Sector BankState Bank of India
Longest CanalIndira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal (Rajasthan)
Largest DomeGol Gumbaz at Bijapur
Largest ZooZoological Garden at Alipur (Kolkata)
Largest MuseumIndia Museum at Kolkata
Longest DamHirakud Dam (Orrisa)
Highest DamTehri Dam ( 260 meters , 850 ft )
Highest TowerKutab Minar at Delhi (88.4 meters high)
Largest DesertThar (Rajasthan)
Largest DistrictKutch district
Fastest TrainShatabadi Express running between New Delhi and Bhopal
State with longest coastlineGujarat
State with longest coastline of South IndiaAndhra Pradesh
Longest Electric Railway LineFrom Delhi to Kolkata via Patna
Longest Railway RouteFrom Assam to Kanyakumari
Longest Railway PlatformKharagpur (W. Bengal)
Highest Railway StationGhum (W. Bengal)
Longest PlatformKharagpur (West Bengal) 833 meters in Length. It is also the longest railway station in world
Longest TunnelJawahar tunnel (Jammu & Kashmir)
Longest HighwayNH-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 StateWest Bengal
Largest CaveAmarnath (J&K)
Largest Cave TempleKailash Temple, Ellora (Maharastra)
Largest Animal FairSonepur (Bihar)
Largest AuditoriumSri Shanmukhanand Hall (Mumbai)
Biggest HotelOberai-Sheraton (Mumbai)
Largest PortMumbai
Largest GurudwaraGolden Temple, Amritsar
Deepest River ValleyBhagirathi & Alaknanda
Largest ChurchSaint Cathedral (Goa)
Oldest ChurchSt. Thomas Church at Palayar, Trichur (Kerala)
Longest RiverGanga (2640 km long)
Longest BeachMarina Beach, Chennai
Highest Battle FieldSiachin Glacier
Highest AirportLeh (Laddakh)
Biggest StadiumYuva Bharti (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata
Largest River IslandMajuli (Brahmaputra River, Asom)
Largest PlanetariumBirla Planetarium (Kolkata)
Sambhar lakeLargest inland salt lake