Longest and Largest in India – Major List

It is very important to know about the longest and largest in India. Questions related to General Knowledge  is most common for all kinds of competitive exams. Here is a list:

Longest and Largest in India

  • The longest tributary river of India: Yamuna
  • The longest river of the south India: Godavari
  • Longest Electric railway line in India: From Delhi to Kolkata via Patna
  • Longest Road: Grand Trunk Road
  • State with longest coastline in India: Gujarat
  • Longest railway route in India: Dibrugarh in Assam to Kannyakumari in Tamil Nadu
  • Longest tunnel: Jawahar tunnel (Jammu & Kashmir)
  • Longest national highway in India: NH-7 which runs from Varanasi to Kanyakumari
  • Longest Dam in India: Hirakund Dam (Orissa)
  • Longest River Bride in India: Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna
  • Longest populated city: Mumbai (1.60 crore)
  • Longest Railway Platform: Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Longest river which forms estuary in India: Narmada
  • State with longest coastline of South India: Andhra Pradesh
  • Longest Beach in India: Marina Beach, Chennai
  • Largest Delta: Sunderban Delta, W. Bengal
  • Largest Dome: Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur (Karnataka)
  • Largest Zoo (India): Zoological Gardens, Alipur, Kolkata
  • Largest man-made Lake: Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)
  • Largest Desert: Thar (Rajasthan)
  • Largest lake (Fresh water): Wular lake (Kashmir)Largest Mosque: Jama Masjid, Delhi
  • Largest State (Area): Rajasthan
  • Largest cave temple: Kailash temple, Ellora (Maharashtra)
  • Largest animal Fair: Sonepur (Bihar)
  • Largest State (Population): Uttar Pradesh
  • Largest corridor: Rameshwaram temple corridor (Tamil Nadu)
  • Largest cantilever span bride: Howrah Bridge (Kolkata)
  • Largest Stadium: Salt lake (Yuva Bharti), Kolkata
  • Largest Port: Mumbai
  • Largest Gurudwara: Golden Temple, Amritsar
  • Largest river island: Majuli (Brahmaputra river, Assam)
  • Largest Planetarium: Birla Planetarium (Kolkata)
  • Largest Lake (Saline water): Chika lake, Orissa
  • Largest (Electorate) Country: India
  • Largest Epic: Mahabharat

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