Largest, Highest, Tallest, Longest in India (Latest)

Largest, Highest, Tallest, Longest in India 2018

  1. HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN INDIA: KANGCHENJUNGA, ELEVATION: 8,586 m, STATE: SIKKIM
  2. HIGHEST MOUNTAIN ENTIRELY WITHIN INDIA: NANDA DEVI, ELEVATION: 7,816 m, STATE: UTTARAKHAND
  3. HIGHEST MOUNTAIN PEAK IN SOUTHERN INDIA: ANAMUDI, ELEVATION: 2,695 m, STATE: KERALA
  4. LOWEST REGION IN INDIA: KUTTANAD, STATE: KERALA, ELEVATION: -2.2m
  5. LARGEST RIVER IN INDIA: GANGA, LENGTH: 2,525 km
  6. LARGEST DESERT IN INDIA: THAR, AREA: 320,000 km²
  7. COLDEST PLACE IN INDIA: DRAS, STATE: JAMMU & KASHMIR, Average low: -5.2⁰C, Recorded low: -45⁰C
  8. HOTTEST PLACE IN INDIA: PHALODI, STATE: RAJASTHAN, Recorded High: 51⁰C
  9. HIGHEST RAINFALL IN INDIA: MAWSYNRAM, STATE: MEGHALAYA, Average Annual Rainfall: 11,872 mm
  10. LARGEST METEORIC CRATER IN INDIA: DHALA CRATER, LOCATION: SHIVPURI DISTRICT, STATE: MADHYA PRADESH, DIAMETER: 11 km
  11. LARGEST FOREST IN INDIA: ABUJMARH, STATE: CHHATTISGARH, AREA: 3,900 km²
  12. HIGHEST WATERFALLS IN INDIA: NOHKALIKAI FALLS, STATE: MEGHALAYA, TOTAL HEIGHT: 340 m, TALLEST DROP: 340 m
  13. THE ONLY ACTIVE VOLCANO IN INDIA: BARREN ISLAND(A & N ISLANDS)
  14. LARGEST RIVER ISLAND IN INDIA: MAJULI, STATE: ASSAM, RIVER: BRAHMAPUTRA, TOTAL AREA: 352 km²
  15. LARGEST PLATEAU IN INDIA: DECCAN PLATEAU, TOTAL AREA: 422,000 km² (43 % of India's Landmass)
  16. LARGEST NATIONAL PARK IN INDIA: HEMIS NATIONAL PARK, STATE: JAMMU & KASHMIR, TOTAL AREA: 4400 km²
  17. LARGEST FRESHWATER  LAKE IN INDIA: LOKTAK LAKE, STATE: MANIPUR, TOTAL AREA: 287 km²
  18. LARGEST SALTWATER LAKE IN INDIA: CHILIKA LAKE, STATE: ODISHA, TOTAL AREA: 1,165 Km²
  19. HIGHEST LAKE IN INDIA: CHOLAMU LAKE, STATE: SIKKIM, ALTITUDE: 5,330 m
  20. LARGEST INLAND SALT LAKE IN INDIA: SAMBHAR LAKE, STATE: RAJASTHAN, TOTAL AREA: 230 km²
  21. LARGEST MAN-MADE LAKE IN INDIA: GOVIND BALLABH PANT SAGAR, STATE: UTTAR PRADESH, DAM: RIHAND DAM
  22. LARGEST GLACIER IN INDIA: SIACHEN GLACIER, STATE: JAMMU & KASHMIR, AREA: 700 km², LENGTH: 76 km
  23. LONGEST BEACH IN INDIA: MARINA BEACH, PLACE: CHENNAI, STATE: TAMIL NADU, LENGTH: 13 km
  24. LARGEST STATE AREA : RAJASTHAN,AREA: 3,42,239 km²
  25. LARGEST DISTRICT IN INDIA: KUTCHH, STATE: GUJARAT, AREA: 45,674 km²
  26. LARGEST CANYON IN INDIA: GANDIKOTA, STATE: ANDHRA PRADESH
  27. LARGEST DELTA IN INDIA: SUNDARBANS, STATE: WEST BENGAL, AREA: 4,000 km²
  28. LARGEST RAMSAR SITE (WETLAND) IN INDIA: VEMBANAD KOL, STATE: KERALA, AREA: 1,513 Km²
  29. LONGEST CANAL IN INDIA: INDRA GANDHI CANAL, STATE: PUNJAB, HARYANA, RAJASTHAN, TOTAL LENGTH: 649 km
  30. LARGEST ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN IN INDIA:  ARIGNAR ANNA ZOOLOGICAL PARK, PLACE: CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU, TOTAL AREA: 1490 ACRE
  31. LARGEST BOTANICAL GARDEN IN INDIA: JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, PLACE: TRIVANDRUM, AREA: 300 ACRE
  32. TALLEST BUILDING IN INDIA: THE 42, CITY: KOLKATA, HEIGHT: 268 m
  33. LONGEST ROAD TUNNEL IN INDIA: CHENANI-NASHRI TUNNEL, STATE: JAMMU & KASHMIR, LENGTH: 9.28 km
  34. LONGEST RAILWAY TUNNEL IN INDIA:  PIR PANJAL RAILWAY TUNNEL, STATE: JAMMU & KASHMIR, LENGTH: 11.21 km
  35. LONGEST RIVER BRIDGE (ROADWAYS) IN INDIA: BHUPEN HAZARIKA SETU, STATE: ASSAM, LENGTH: 9.15 km
  36. LONGEST CABLE-STAYED BRIDGE IN INDIA: VIDYASAGAR SETU, PLACE: KOLKATA, SPAN LENGTH: 457.2 m
  37. LONGEST SEA BRIDGE IN INDIA: BANDRA–WORLI SEA LINK, CITY: MUMBAI, LENGTH: 5.6 km
  38. LONGEST RAILWAY BRIDGE IN INDIA: VEMBANAD RAIL BRIDGE, STATE: KERALA, LENGTH: 4.62 km
  39. LONGEST RAIL CUM ROAD BRIDGE IN INDIA: BOGIBEEL BRIDGE, STATE: ASSAM, LENGTH: 4.94 km
  40. LONGEST ELEVATED RAIL ROUTE IN INDIA: DWARKA SECTOR 8 METRO STATION-RAMA KRISHNA ASHRAM MARG METRO STATION, STATE: DELHI, LENGTH: 29.80 km
  41. LONGEST  FLYOVER IN INDIA: PVNR FLYOVER, CITY: HYDERABAD, LENGTH: 11.6 km
  42. LONGEST  EXPRESSWAY IN INDIA: AGRA-LUCKNOW EXPRESSWAY, STATE: UTTAR PRADESH, LENGTH: 302 km
  43. LONGEST  NATIONAL HIGHWAY IN INDIA: NH-44, FROM: SRINAGAR (J & K)   TO: KANYAKUMARI (T.N.), LENGTH: 3,745 km
  44. HIGHEST MOTORABLE PASS IN INDIA: UMLING LA, PLACE: LEH, JAMMU & KASHMIR, ELEVATION: 5,882 m
  45. LONGEST  TRAIN ROUTE IN INDIA: DIBRUGARH-KANYAKUMARI, TRAIN: DIBRUGARH-KANYAKUMARI VIVEK EXPRESS, LENGTH: 4,233 km
  46. LONGEST  RAILWAY PLATFORM IN INDIA: GORAKHPUR JUNCTION, STATE: UTTAR PRADESH, LENGTH: 1.36 km
  47. HIGHEST RAILWAY STATION IN INDIA: GHUM, STATE: WEST BENGAL, ALTITUDE: 2,258 m
  48. HIGHEST NUMBER OF RAILWAY PLATFORMS: HOWRAH JUNCTION, STATE: WEST BENGAL, NO. OF PLATFORMS: 23
  49. LARGEST  TEMPLE  COMPLEX IN INDIA: SRI RANGANATHASWAMY TEMPLE, PLACE: SRIRANGAM, TAMIL NADU, AREA: 156 ACRES (631,000 m3)
  50. LARGEST  CHURCH IN INDIA: SUMI BAPTIST CHURCH, PLACE: ZUNHEBOTO,  NAGALAND, AREA: 23,73,476 ft²  CAPACITY: 8,500
  51. LARGEST  MOSQUE: TAJ-UL-MASJID, PLACE: BHOPAL, MADHYA PRADESH, AREA: 430,000 ft², CAPACITY: 175,000
  52. LARGEST  GURUDWARA IN INDIA: SRI HARMANDIR SAHIB (GOLDEN TEMPLE), PLACE: AMRITSAR, STATE: PUNJAB
  53. LARGEST  MONASTERY IN INDIA: TAWANG MONASTERY, PLACE: TAWANG, STATE: ARUNACHAL PRADESH
  54. LARGEST PALACE IN INDIA: UMAID BHAWAN PALACE, PLACE: JODHPUR, RAJASTHAN, COMPLEX AREA: 26 ACRE
  55. LARGEST FORT: CHITTOR FORT, PLACE: CHITTORGARH, STATE: RAJASTHAN, AREA: 700 ACRE
  56. LARGEST DOME IN INDIA: GOL GUMBAZ, PLACE: BIJAPUR, STATE: KARNATAKA, DIAMETER: 44 m
  57. LARGEST GATE IN INDIA: BULAND DARWAZA, PLACE: FATEHPUR-SIKRI, STATE: UTTAR PRADESH, HEIGHT: 50 m
  58. LARGEST HOTEL IN INDIA: ITC GRAND CHOLA, CITY: CHENNAI, STATE: TAMIL NADU, BUILT-UP AREA: 1,600,000 ft²
  59. LARGEST HOTEL IN TERMS OF ROOMS: RENAISSANCE MUMBAI CONVENTION CENTRE HOTEL, PLACE: MUMBAI, MAHARASTRA, ROOMS: 759
  60. LARGEST SHOPPING MALL IN INDIA: LULU MALL, CITY: KOCHI, STATE: KERALA, BUILT-UP AREA: 2,500,000 ft²
  61. TALLEST MINARET IN INDIA: FATEH BURJ, PLACE: MOHALI, PUNJAB, HEIGHT: 100 m
  62. LARGEST MUSEUM IN INDIA: INDIAN MUSEUM, CITY: KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL
  63. LARGEST LIBRARY IN INDIA: NATIONAL  LIBRARY, PLACE: KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, COLLECTION OF BOOKS: 2.2 MILLION
  64. LARGEST STATE ASSEMBLY IN INDIA: UTTAR PRADESH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, MEMBERS: 404
  65. LARGEST FOOTBALL STADIUM IN INDIA: VIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, CITY: KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, SEATING CAPACITY: 85,000
  66. LARGEST CRICKET STADIUM IN INDIA: EDEN GARDENS, CITY: KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, SEATING CAPACITY: 90,000
  67. LARGEST INDOOR STADIUM IN INDIA: INDRA GANDHI INDOOR STADIUM, CITY: NEW DELHI, SEATING CAPACITY: 15,000
  68. HIGHEST CRICKET GROUND IN INDIA: CHAIL CRICKET GROUND, PLACE: CHAIL, HIMACHAL PRADESH, ELEVATION: 2,250 m
  69. LONGEST DAM IN INDIA: HIRAKUD DAM, PLACE: SAMBALPUR, ODISHA, MAIN SECTION: 4.8 km, ENTIRE DAM: 25.8 km
  70. HIGHEST DAM IN INDIA: TEHRI DAM, PLACE: TEHRI, UTTARAKHAND, HEIGHT: 260.5 m
  71. LARGEST STATE IN INDIA (POPULATION): UTTAR PRADESH, POPULATION: 199,812,341 (2011 CENSUS)
  72. LARGEST CITY IN INDIA (POPULATION) : MUMBAI, POPULATION: 12,442,373 (2011 CENSUS)
  73. LARGEST METROPOLITAN AREA IN INDIA : NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION (DELHI NCR), AREA: 58,332 km², POPULATION: 46,069,000 (2011 CENSUS)
  74. LARGEST VILLAGE IN INDIA: REOTIPUR, DISTRICT: GHAZIPUR, STATE: UTTAR PRADESH, POPULATION: 26,597 (2011 CENSUS)
  75. LARGEST HIGH COURT IN INDIA: ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT, STATE: UTTAR PRADESH, JUDGES: 109
  76. LARGEST AIRBASE IN INDIA: HINDON AIRFORCE STATION, PLACE: GHAZIABAD, UTTAR PRADESH, TOTAL AREA: 55 km²
  77. LARGEST AIRPORT IN INDIA: INDIRA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, CITY: NEW DELHI , AREA: 5,106 ACRE, TOTAL PASSENGERS: 57.7 million (2016-17)
  78. LARGEST CONTAINER PORT IN INDIA: JAWAHARLAL NEHRU PORT (NHAVA SHEVA), STATE: MAHARASHTRA, ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME: 4.47 million TEU (2014-15)
  79. LARGEST CARGO PORT IN INDIA:  DEENDAYAL PORT (KANDLA), STATE: GUJARAT, ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME: 7.9 million ton
  80. LARGEST BUS DEPOT IN INDIA: MILLENNIUM PARK BUS DEPOT, STATE: DELHI    AREA: 60 ACRE, TOTAL PARKING CAPACITY: 1,000 BUSES
  81. LARGEST BUS TERMINUS IN INDIA: CHENNAI MOFUSSIL BUS TERMINUS, CITY: CHENNAI, AREA: 37 ACRE , HANDLES: 3000 BUSES/DAY
  82. LARGEST UNIVERSITY IN INDIA (CONTIGUOUS AREA) : G. B. PANT UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, PLACE: PATNAGAR, UTTARAKHAND, AREA: 12,661 ACRE (51.24 km²)
  83. LARGEST UNIVERSITY IN INDIA (STUDENT POPULATION) : INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU), LOCATION: NEW DELHI, STUDENTS: 4 MILLION+
  84. LARGEST SCHOOL IN INDIA : CITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LOCATION: LUCKNOW, UTTAR PRADESH, STUDENTS: 52,000
  85. LONGEST CABLE CAR SYSTEM IN INDIA : AULI-JOSHIMATH ROPEWAY, LOCATION: AULI, UTTARAKHAND, LENGTH: 4 km
  86. HIGHEST CABLE CAR SYSTEM IN INDIA: GULMARG GONDOLA, LOCATION: GULMARG, JAMMU & KASHMIR, HIGHEST POINT: 3,979 m
  87. LARGEST MULTIPLEX IN INDIA: MAYAJAAL, LOCATION: CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU, TOTAL SCREENS: 16
  88. LARGEST FILM STUDIO COMPLEX IN INDIA: RAMOJI FILM CITY, CITY: HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, AREA: 2000 ACRE
  89. LARGEST COMPANY: INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LIMITED, HQ: NEW DELHI, REVENUE: US$ 61 BILLION
  90. LARGEST BANK IN INDIA: STATE BANK OF INDIA, HQ: MUMBAI, REVENUE: US$ 47 BILLION, CUSTOMERS: 420 MILLION
  91. LONGEST PIPELINE IN INDIA: KANDLA-BHATINDA PIPELINE, LENGTH: 1443 km
  92. TALLEST STATUE IN INDIA: VEERA ABHAYA ANJANEYA HANUMAN SWAMI, PLACE: VIJAYAWADA, STATE: ANDHRA PRADESH, HEIGHT: 41 m (135 ft)
  93. LARGEST OIL REFINERY IN INDIA: JAMNAGAR REFINERY, STATE: GUJARAT, CAPACITY: 1,240,000 barrels/day, AREA: 7,500 ACRE
  94. LARGEST SOLAR PLANT IN INDIA: KURNOOL ULTRA MEGA SOLAR PARK, PLACE: KURNOOL, STATE: ANDHRA PRADESH, CAPACITY: 1,000 MW, AREA: 24 km²
  95. LARGEST NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN INDIA: KUDANKULAM NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, STATE: TAMIL NADU, CAPACITY: 2,000 MW
  96. LARGEST THERMAL POWER PLANT IN INDIA: VINDHYACHAL THERMAL POWER PLANT, PLACE: SINGRAULI, STATE: MADHYA PRADESH, CAPACITY: 4,760 MW
  97. LARGEST HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT IN INDIA: KOYNA HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT, STATE: MAHARASTRA , CAPACITY: 1,960 MW
  98. LARGEST WIND FARM IN INDIA: MUPPANDAL WINDFARM, STATE: TAMIL NADU, CAPACITY: 1,500 MW
  99. LARGEST OPENCAST MINE IN INDIA: GEVRA OPENCAST MINE, COALFIELD: KORBA, STATE: CHHATTISGARH, CAPACITY: 35 million tonnes/annum 

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