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Superlatives - India

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) 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 Lake 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 Mumbai
Largest State Rajasthan
Highest rainfall Cherrapunhi (426 inches per annum)
Highest Watefall Gersoppar Waterfall (292 meters high) in Mysore
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 Grand Trunk Road
Highest Road 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 Bhakra Dam ( 225.5 meters high)
Highest Tower Kutab Minar at Delhi (88.4 meters high)
Largest Desert Thar (Rajasthan)
Largest District Ladakh
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 Jammu to Kanyakumari
Longest Railway Platform Kharagpur (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-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 Tmeple, 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)

Last updated on: 04/11/2019

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