Highest /Longest /Largest in India

List of Longest, Highest, Largest in India. It will be very helpful for enhancing the General Knowledge for Competitive Exam (like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways,Kerala PSC etc.), Bank Exam and Entrance Exam.

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India's Highest Civilian Award
Bharat Ratna

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India's Highest Gallantry Award
Param Vir Chakra

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India's Largest Populated City
Mumbai

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India's Largest State (in terms of Area)
Rajasthan

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India's Longest River in India
The Ganges

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India's Longest Tributary river of India
Yamuna

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India's Largest Lake
Wular Lake, Kashmir

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India's Largest Lake (Saline Water)
Chilka Lake, Odisha

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India's Largest Man-Made Lake
Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)

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India's Largest Fresh Water Lake
Kolleru Lake, (Andhra Pradesh)

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India's Highest Lake
Devtal Lake,Gadhwal (Uttarakhand)

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India's Longest Cantilever Span bridge
Howrah Bridge

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India's Highest Peak
Karkoram-2 / K-2 (8611 mtr.)

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India's Highest Rainfall
Mausinram near Cherrapunji (1082 cms/annum)

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India's Highest Waterfall
Gersoppar Waterfall (292 meters high) in Mysuru (Mysore)

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India's State-wise largest area under forest
Madhya Pradesh

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India's Largest Delta
Sunderbans Delta

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India's Largest River without Delta
Narmada

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India's Longest River Bridge
Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna

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India's Longest Road
Grand Trunk Road

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India's Highest Road
Road at Khardungla, (in Leh-Manali Sector)

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India's Biggest Mosque
Jama Masjid at Delhi

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India's Longest Canal
Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal (Rajasthan)

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India's Largest Dome
Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur

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India's Largest Zoo
Zoological Garden, Kolkata

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India's Largest Museum
Indian Museum at Kolkata

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India's Longest Dam
Hirakud Dam (Odisha)

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India's Highest Dam
Bhakra Dam (225.5m high)

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India's Highest Tower
Kutab Minar, Delhi, 88.4m

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India's Largest Desert
Thar (Rajasthan)

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India's Highest Gateway
Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri (53.6 mtr high)

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India's Largest Public Sector Bank
State Bank of India

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India's Largest District ((terms of total area))
Kachchh (Gujarat)

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India's Fastest Train
Gatimaan Express (New Delhi-Agra),160km/hr, (Telgo proposed: 180km/hr)

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India's State with longest coastline
Gujarat

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India's State with longest coastline of South India
Andhra Pradesh

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India's Longest Electric Railway Line
From Delhi to Kolkata via Patna

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India's Longest Railway Route
Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari: Vivek Exp. 4286 km; 82:30 hrs

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India's Longest Platform
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), length 1.34 km. It is the world's longest railway station

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India's Longest Tunnel
Pir Panjal Tunnel (J & K)

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India's Longest Highway
NH-7 which runs from Varanasi to Kanyakumari

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India's Smallest State (Population)
Sikkim

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India's Smallest State (Area)
Goa

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India's Largest State (Population)
Uttar Pradesh

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India's Densest Populated State
Bihar (1102 persons/KM2)

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India's Largest Cave Temple
Kailash Temple, Ellora (Maharastra)

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India's Largest Cave
Amarnath (J&K)

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India's Largest Animal Fair
Sonepur (Bihar)

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India's Largest Auditorium
Sri Shanmukhanand Hall (Mumbai)

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India's Biggest Hotel
Oberai-Sheraton (Mumbai)

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India's Largest Port
Mumbai

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India's Largest Gurudwara
Golden Temple, Amritsar

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India's Deepest River Valley
Bhagirathi & Alaknanda river valley

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India's Largest Church
Saint Cathedral (Goa)

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India's Oldest Church
St.Thomas Church at Palayar, Trichur

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India's Longest Beach
Marina Beach, Chennai

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India's Highest Battle Field
Siachin Glacier

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India's Highest Airport
Leh (Laddakh)

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India's Biggest Stadium
Yuva Bharti (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata

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India's Largest River Island
Majuli (Brahmaputra River, Assam)

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India's Largest Planetarium
Birla Planetarium (Kolkata)

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India's world's tallest statue
Statue of Unity, 182 m., at Sadhu Bet Island, Gujarat

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