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Biggest, Highest and Largest in India

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Highest Award

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)

Chilika Lake, Odisha

Largest Man-Made Lake

Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)

Largest Fresh Water Lake

Kolleru Lake (Andhra Pradesh)

Highest Lake

Devtal Lake, Garhwal (Uttarakhand)

Highest Lake

Devtal (Garhwal)

Highest Peak

Karakoram- 2 of K-2(8,611 meters)
Highest Peak in the world is Mount Everest which is in Nepal

Largest Populated City

Mumbai

Largest State(Area)

Rajasthan

Largest State(Population)

Uttar Pradesh

Highest rainfall

Cherrapunji (426 inches per annum)

Highest Waterfall

Nohkalikai Falls (335 meters, 1100 ft high) in Shora

State wise largest area under forest

Madhya Pradesh

Largest Delta

Sundarbans 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

Grand Trunk Road

Highest Road

Road at Khardung La,(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 Gomateshwara (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 Alipore (Kolkata)

Largest Museum

India Museum at Kolkata

Longest Dam

Hirakud Dam (Odisha)

Highest Dam

Tehri Dam ( 260 meters , 850 ft )

Highest Tower

Qutab Minar at Delhi (88.4 meters high)

Largest Desert

Thar (Rajasthan)

Largest District

Kutch district

Fastest Train

Shatabdi 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

Kailasa Temple, Ellora (Maharashtra)

Largest Animal Fair

Sonpur (Bihar)

Largest Auditorium

Sri Shanmukhananda Hall (Mumbai)

Biggest Hotel

Oberoi-Sheraton (Mumbai)

Largest Port

Mumbai

Largest Gurdwara

Golden Temple, Amritsar

Deepest River Valley

Bhagirathi & Alaknanda

Largest Church

Saint Cathedral (Goa)

Oldest Church

St. Thomas Church at Palayoor, Thrissur (Kerala)

Longest River

Ganges (2640 km long)

Longest Beach

Marina Beach, Chennai

Highest Battle Field

Siachen Glacier

Highest Airport

Leh (Ladakh)

Biggest Stadium

Yuva Bharati (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata

Largest River Island

Majuli (Brahmaputra River, Assam)

Largest Planetarium

Birla Planetarium (Kolkata)

Sambhar lake

Largest inland salt lake

 

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