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Superlatives of India

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Facts on the biggest, largest, longest, smallest are not just interesting, but also are commonly asked in the GK section of exams. Read our list of superlatives of India.

Largest of India

1Largest populated cityMumbai
2Largest freshwater lakeKolleru (Andhra Pradesh)
3Largest saltwater lakeChilka (Orissa)
4Largest stateRajasthan
5Largest populated stateUttar Pradesh
6Largest museumIndian Museum (Kolkata)
7Largest zooZoological Garden (Karnataka)
8Largest domeGol Gumbaz (Karnataka)
9Largest mosqueJama Masjid (New Delhi)
10Largest desertThar (Rajasthan)
11Largest river islandMajuili (Brahmaputra)
12Largest monasteryTawang monastery (Arunachal Pradesh)
13Largest cave templeEllora (Maharashtra)
14Largest animal fairSonepur fair (Bihar)
15Largest plateauDeccan Plateau
16The largest river in South IndiaGodavari
17Largest prisonPuzhal Jail (Chennai)
18Largest planetariumBirla Planetarium
19Largest GPOMumbai GPO
20Largest churchSt. Cathedral (Old Goa)
21Largest cinema theatreThangam Theater
22Largest exhibition groundPragati Maidan (New Delhi)
23Largest arch damIdukki dam (Kerala)
24Largest libraryNational Library (Kolkata)
25Largest aircraft carrierINS Viraat
26Largest landing shipINS Magar
27Largest union territoryAndaman Nicobar Islands
28Largest gurudwaraGolden Temple (Amritsar)
29Largest residenceRashtrapati Bhavan
30Largest river barrageFarakka Barrage
31Largest open universityIndira Gandhi Open University (New Delhi)
32Largest ocean islandMiddle Andaman

Longest of India

1Longest riverGanga
2Longest tunnelKharbude (Konkan Railway)
3Longest damHirakud (Orissa)
4Longest railway platformKharagpur (West Bengal)
5Longest corridorRameswaram Temple
6Longest hanging bridgeHowrah Bridge
7Longest train serviceHimasagar Express
8Longest bridgeAnna Indira (Rameswaram to Mandap)
9Longest glacierSiachen Glacier
10Longest river bridgeMahatma Gandhi Sethu
11Longest national highwayN.H. 7
12Longest  canalIndira Gandhi canal

Highest of India

1Highest PeakMt. K2 (Godwin Austin)
2Highest WaterfallJog Falls (Karnataka)
3Highest gatewayBuland Darwaza (Fathepur Sikri)
4Highest literacy among stateKerala
5Highest towerQutub Minar
6Highest damBhakra  dam
7Highest multiple-arch damIdukki (Kerala)

Smallest of India

1Smallest state (Area)Goa
2Smallest state (Population)Sikkim
3Smallest state (forest area)Haryana
4Smallest Union territoryLakshwadeep

All superlatives

1Biggest hotelOberoi- Sheraton (Mumbai)
2Tallest statueSardar Vallabhbhai Patel
3Highest Gallantry AwardParam Vir Chakra
4Most literate stateKerala
5Least Literate stateBihar
6Most densely populated stateWest Bengal
7The least densely populated stateArunachal Pradesh
8Most populated cityMumbai
9Busiest BridgeHowrah (Culcutta)
10Oldest RefineryDigboi (Assam)
11Most literate Union TerritoryLakshadweep
12Fastest TrainShatabdi Express
13Least Populated Union TerritoryLakshadweep
14Highest award (civilian)Bharat Ratna

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