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SUPERLATIVES OF INDIA


Published on: 11/11/2020 4:01:31 AM

Facts related Superlatives like biggest, largest, longest, smallest are very important for competive exam. Read the list of superlatives of India to maximise your general knowledge.

Superlatives of India- (Biggest, Highest, Largest, Longest, Smallest etc.)

The longest river Bridge

Bhupen Hazarika (Dhola Sadiya) Bridge (9,150 m)

The largest animal Fair

Sonepur (Bihar)

The largest Auditorium

Sri Shanmukhanand Hall (Mumbai)

The largest Lake

Wular Lake (J & K)

The highest Dam

Tehri Dam, on Bhagirathi river (Uttarakhand)

The largest Desert

Thar (Rajasthan)

The largest cave Temple

Kailash Temple (Ellora, Maharashtra)

The largest Mosque

Jama Masjid (Delhi)

The highest Peak

Godwin Austen/K-2 (8,611 m)

The longest Tunnel

Chenani-Nashri (Patnitop) Tunnel NH-44 (J & K)

The largest Delta

Sundarbans (W. Bengal)

The longest Corridor

Corridor of Ramnathswami Temple at Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu)

The highest Waterfall

Jog or Garsoppa (Karnataka)

The longest Road

NH-44 (Srinagar-Kanyakumari) (3,745 km)

The highest Gateway

Buland Darwaza, Fatehpur Sikri (UP)

The longest River

The Ganga

The largest Museum

Indian Museum, Kolkata

The largest Dome

Gol Gumbuz, Bijapur (in Karnataka)

The tallest Statue

The Statue of Unity (Narmada Valley Kevadiva Collony, Gujarat)

The largest Public Sector Bank

State Bank of India

The biggest canti lever Bridge

Rabindra Setu or Howrah Bridge (Kolkata)

The longest Canal

Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal (Rajasthan)

The longest Railway platform

Gorakhpur (U.P.) 1366,33 m

The longest Railway tunnel

Pir Panjal Rly. Tunnel (J & K) 11.215 km

The bigest Stadium

Sardar Valla bhai Patel Stadiums (Motera), Ahmedabad

The most populous City

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

The largest Sea Bridge

Bandra-Worli Sea Link Bridge/Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link (Mumbai)

The longest Passenger Train

Vivek Express

The longest Passenger Train Route

Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari

The longest National Highway

NH-44 (Srinagar to Kanyakumari)

The state with longest Coast line

Gujarat

The highest Lake

Tso Lhamo/Cholamu Lake (Sikkim)

The largest saline water Lake

Chilka Lake (Odisha)

The largest fresh water Lake

Wular (J & K)

The longest Natural Cave

Krem Liat Prah (Meghalaya)

The longest river of southern India

Godawari

The longest Dam

Hirakud Dam (Odisha)

The highest Gallantry Award

Param Vir Chakra

The highest Award

Bharat Ratna

The largest Gurudwara

Harmandir Saheb (Golden Temple) Amritsar

The tallest TV Tower

Rameswaram TV Tower, Tamil Nadu (323 m)

The southern Indian state with Longest Coast line

Andhra Pradesh

The longest Sea Beach

Marina Beach (Chennai)

The highest Road

Leh-Manali Highway Khardung La, (in Leh-Manali Sector)

The largest Artificial Lake

Dhebar/Jaisamand Lake, Udaipur (Rajasthan)

The deepest River Valley

Bhagirathi and Alaknanda

The largest River without delta

Narmada and Tapti

The highest battle field and the longest Glacier

Siachen Glacier

The biggest River Island

Majuli, Brahmaputra river, (Assam)

The largest Planetarium

M.P. Birla Planetarium (Kolkata)

The highest Airport

Leh Airport (Ladakh)

The fastest Train in India

Gatimaan Express (Delhi to Jhansi)

Indian State with Longest Coastline

Gujrat (1600 Km. approx.)

South Indian State with Longest Coastline

Andhra Pradesh (975 Km, approx.)

Most frequent path changing river

Kosi

Largest Artificial Lake

Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar

Largest District

Kutch, Gujarat

Largest State (area wise)

Rajasthan

State with Maximum Urban Area

Maharashtra

Largest Natural Port

Mumbai, Maharashtra