Largest and Smallest In India

Here we find the Largest and Smallest In India

Biggest cave temple in India -Kailasa Temple (Cave 16), Ellora Caves.

Largest Floating Solar PV Plant -Kerala

Largest startup incubator-Hubballi, Karnataka.

Largest WiFi service-Maharashtra

Largest cave in India-Amarnath Cave (Jammu and Kashmir).

Tallest Building in India-Palais Royale (Mumbai). It is a residential building with 88 floors. Its height is 320 m (1050 ft.).

Biggest mosque in India-Jama Masjid, Delhi.

Largest cricket stadium in India-Motera stadium or Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium or Narendra Modi Stadium.

Deepest river valley-Bhagirathi and Alaknanda.

Densest populated state-West Bengal

Fastest train in India-1. Vande Bharat (Train – 18) – 180 kmph.

2. Gatimaan Express running between Delhi and Agra – 160 kmph.

3. Bhopal Shatabdi – 150 kmph.

Highest airport in India-Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport in Leh.

Highest award in India-Bharat Ratna (Highest civilian award).

Highest battlefield in India-Siachen Glacier (World’s highest Battlefield).

Highest Dam-Tehri Dam (260.5 metres).

Longest Dam-Hirakud Dam (Orissa).

Largest Dam (by Volume)- Rihand Dam.

Highest straight gravity Dam-Bhakra Dam.

Largest corridor-Rameshwaram Temple Corridor (Tamil Nadu).

Biggest Hotel-Oberoi – Sheraton (Mumbai).

Longest expressway in India-Agra – Lucknow Expressway.

Largest National Park in India-Hemis National Park (Jammu and Kashmir).

Largest Fort in India-Chittaurgarh Fort.

Largest Building in India-Rastrapati Bhawan (Delhi).

Highest gallantry award-Param Vir Chakra.

Highest gateway in India-Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri.

Highest peak-Karakoram – 2 of K – 2 (8,611 metres). It is also known as Godwin Austin. 

Highest railway station in India-Ghum railway station.

Highest rainfall (state)- Mawsynram (Meghalaya).

Highest motorable road-The Umling La Pass in eastern Ladakh is now complete, and it is the world’s highest motorable road at 19,300 feet smashing the previous record of Khardung La Pass. The pass, developed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), lies higher than the base camp of Mt. Everest!

Highest tower in India-Qutub Minar at Delhi.

Highest waterfall in India-Kunchikal Falls (Karnataka).

Longest cave-Krem Liat Prah, Meghalaya.

Biggest Cathedral-Medak Cathedral under the church of South India.

Largest delta-Ganges Delta.

Largest desert in India-Thar

Largest district-Kutch District.

Largest dome in India-Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur.

Largest freshwater lake-Wular Lake.

Largest Gurudwara in India-Golden temple (Harmandir Sahib), Amritsar.

Longest/Largest lake-Vembanad Lake, Kerala (96.5 km, bordered by Alappuzha, Kottayam, and Ernakulam districts).

Highest Lake -Devatal (Garhwal).

Largest lake (Saline water)- Chilika Lake, Odisha.

Biggest artificial/man-made Lake-Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar, the reservoir of Rihand Dam, located in Pipri, Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh.

Largest museum in India-India Museum at Kolkata.

Largest planetarium in India-Birla Planetarium

Largest populated city-Mumbai (1.60 crore).

Largest Port-Mumbai (By Size and Shipping Traffic).

Largest public sector bank of India-State Bank of India.

Largest river Island-Majuli.

Largest river without delta.
Largest river which forms estuary  -Narmada and Tapti.

Largest state (Area)- Rajasthan

Largest state (Population)- Uttar Pradesh

Largest zoo-Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.

Longest beach in India-Marina Beach, Chennai.

Longest Canal in India-Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan canal.

Longest cantilever span Bridge-Howrah Bridge.

Longest Dam (Earthen)- Hirakud Dam.

Longest electrified Railway tunnel-Between Rapuru and cherlopali  railway stations (6.7 km), Andhra Pradesh.

Longest highway-NH- 44 (previously known as NH-7), from Srinagar to Kanyakumari. By merging the previous 7 differently numbered National Highways, NH-44 came into existence. It passes through 11 different states.

Longest railway platform-Gorakhpur railway station.

Longest railway route-From Assam to Kanyakumari (Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari Vivek Express).

Longest river bridge (Over water)- Dhola – Sadiya Bridge (Also known as Bhupen – Hazarika Setu)  connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The length of the bridge is 9.15 kilometre.

Longest river in India-The Ganges.

Longest tributary river of India-Yamuna.

Longest tunnel in India (highway)- Atal Tunnel.

Oldest church in India-St. Thomas Church which is also known as Malabar Church at Palayur (also spelled Palayoor), in Thrissur district in Kerala on the west coast of India. According to tradition, it was founded in 52 AD by St Thomas. It is called an Apostolic Church credited to the Apostolate of St. and it is the first church in India.

Smallest state (Area)- Goa.

Smallest state (population)- Sikkim.

Largest area under forest cover (state)- Madhya Pradesh.

State with the longest coastline-Gujarat.

Longest coastline state in South India-Andhra Pradesh.

Tallest statue-Statue of Unity.

Largest Church-Saint Cathedral (Goa).

Longest River Bridge-Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna.

Longest River of South India-Godavari.

Longest Tunnel-Pir Panjal Tunnel (Jammu and Kashmir).

Longest Road-Grand Trunk Road

Largest Delta-Sunderban Delta (West Bengal).

Largest Cattle Fair-Sonepur Fair (in Bihar).

Largest Auditorium-Sri Shanmukhanand Hall (Mumbai).

Largest tea producing state-Assam.

Largest sugar/sugarcane producing state-Uttar Pradesh.

Largest cotton producing state-Gujarat.

Largest milk producing state-Uttar Pradesh.

Largest wheat producing state-Uttar Pradesh.

Largest rice producing state-West Bengal.

Largest total food grains producing state-Uttar Pradesh.

Busiest Airport-Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi).

Widest Waterfall-Chitrakote Falls.

Oldest High Court-Calcutta High Court.

Country sharing the longest border with India-Bangladesh.

Lowest Altitude Region-Kuttanad.

Oldest Mountain Range-Aravalli Hills.

State with the highest literacy rate-Kerala.

Smallest Union Territory-Lakshadweep.

Largest oxbox lake-Kanwar Lake.

Longest serving Prime Minister-Jawaharlal Nehru.

Highest Sports Award-Major Dhyan Chand Award (formerly Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award).

Largest Artificial Island-Willingdon Island.

Longest serving President-Rajendra Prasad.

Oldest Dam-Kallanai Dam.

Youngest Mountain Range-Himalayas.

Southernmost point of Indian Mainland-Kanyakumari.

Southernmost point of Indian territory-Indira Point.

Highest Rank in the Indian Army-Field Marshal.

Longest serving Chief Minister-Pawan Kumar Chamling

Largest Plateau-Deccan Plateau.

Oldest Oil Refinery-Digboi Refinery.

Tallest plunge waterfall-Nohkalikai Falls.

Ashoka Chakra is the India’s highest peacetime military decoration award for valor, courageous action, or self – sacrifice away from the battlefield

Smallest national highway-NH 47A.

Most literate Union Territory-Most literate Union Territory

First Atomic Station-Tarapore Power Station

Indian who acheibed Highest Balloon Flight-Vijaypat Singhania.

First Bank-Bank of Hindustan.

First Indigenous Bank-Punjab National Bank.

Bank with most foreign branches in India-State Bank of India.

First foreign bank-Standard Chartered Bank.

Largest Barrage-Farakka.

Oldest Botanical Garden-Farhat Baksh Botanical Garden

Largest Botanical Garden

Indian Botanical Garden


Acharya Jagadish

Chandra Bose

Indian Botanic Garden.

First Iron Bridge-Lohe Ka Pul.

Busiest Bridge-Howrah Bridge.

Longest Sea Bridge-Bandra – Worli Sea Link (Mumbai).

Largest Crater-Lonar Crater.

Concrete Gravity Dam-Bhakra Dam.

Largest Concrete Dam-Nagarjunasagar Dam.

Earliest Dynasty-Shisunaga Dynasty.

First Eye Hospital-Government Ophthalmic Hospital.

Largest Cardiac Hospital-Now – U.N Mehta Institute.

Former – Escorts Heart Institute.

Highest Hydel Power Station-Rongtong Hydel Scheme.

Largest Library -National Library of India.

Biggest Milk Plant -Mother Dairy.

First milk powder plant-Kheda district Cooperative milk producers Union

Largest selling baby food-Amul Spray.

Oldest and largest monastery-Tawang Gompa.

Only Palace Facade in India-Hawa Mahal.

Highest Mountain Peak -Kanchenjunga.

Highest Road-Road at Khardungla.

Largest inland salt lake -Sambhar Lake.

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