GK Tips – List of Longest, Largest, Highest, Tallest Places around the World and in India

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019


longest, largest, highest, tallest around the World and in India

Highest, Longest, Tallest, Largest, Smallest places form an important part of questions in competitive examinations like XAT, IIFT, IBPS, TISS, Bank PO etc. Below is a list of some of the most important Longest, Largest, Highest places around the World and in India.

This post has been divided into two sections, Around the World and Inside India.

In the first section, Around the World, all the places have been divided into sub-sections based on Longest, Largest, Highest, Tallest, Smallest and Biggest.

In the second section, Inside India, all the places have been divided into sub-sections based on Longest, Largest, Smallest, and Highest.

This post has been thoughtfully made to incorporate the most important places that can be asked in the examinations.

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Around the World: Longest around the World

S. No. Type Place
1. Longest River Nile
2. Longest Railway Trans-Siberian Railway
3. Longest Road Tunnel Laedal Tunnel, Norway (24.51 km long)
4. Longest Railway Platform Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh, India)
5. Longest Ship Canal St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada)
6. Longest River Dam Hirakud Dam, Odisha, India
7. Longest Mountain Range Andes (South America, Length = 5500m)
8. Longest Wall Wall of China

 

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Around the World: Largest around the World

S. No. Type Place
1. Largest Continent Asia
2. Largest Delta Ganges Delta (consists of Bangladesh and the state of West Bengal, India)
3. Largest Desert Sahara Desert (covers a surface area of 3.5 million square miles)
4. Largest Island Greenland
5. Largest Dam Three Gorges Dam (spans the Yangtze River in China)
6. Largest Library United State Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
7. Largest Sea Bird Albatross
8. Largest city in population Tokyo, Japan
9. Largest Peninsula Arabian Peninsula
10. Largest Solar Plant Yanchi Solar Park, China

 

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Around the World: Tallest, Smallest, Biggest around the World

S. No. Type Place
1. Tallest Animal Giraffe
2. Tallest Building Burj Khalifa (828 m)
3. Tallest Monument Gateway Arch (USA)
4. Smallest Bird Humming Bird
    5. Smallest Continent Australia
    6. Smallest Planet Mercury
    7. Biggest Country by Area Russia
    8. Biggest Planet Jupiter
    9. Biggest Ocean Pacific Ocean
    10. Hottest Place Death Valley, California, USA.
    11. Deepest Lake Baikal (Siberia)
    12. Deepest Ocean Pacific Ocean

 

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Around the World: Highest around the World

S. No. Type Place
1. Highest Mountain Peak Mt. Everest
2. Highest Mountain Range Greater Himalayas
3. Highest Plateau Pamir Tibet (Roof of World)
4. Highest Railway Station Tanggula railway station
5. Highest Lake Lake Titicaca
6. Highest Fall Angel Falls (Venezuela, located on a tributary of the Rio Caroni)
7. Metal with highest Melting and Boiling Point Tungsten
8. Higest Capital City La Paz (Bolivia)

 

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Inside India: Longest in India

S. No. Type Place
1. Longest River Ganges
2. Longest Tributary Yamuna
3. State with the longest coastline Gujarat (1214.7 km)
4. Longest Dam Hirakud (stands across the river Mahanadi)
5. Longest Beach Marina Beach, Chennai
6. Longest Electrified Railway Line Situated between Cherlopalli and Rapuru stations of Andhra Pradesh
7. Longest Road NH 44 (Srinagar to Kanyakumari)
8. Longest Railway Platform Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
9. Longest Canal Indira Gandhi Canal

 

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Inside India: Largest in India

S. No. Type Place
1. Largest Museum Indian Museum (found by Asiatic Society of Bengal, Kolkata)
2. Largest Desert Thar Desert (also known as the Great Indian Desert; forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan)
3. Largest State in terms of area Rajasthan
4. Largest forest state Madhya Pradesh
5. Largest Mosque Jama Masjid
6. Largest Port Jawaharlal Nehru Port (also known as Nhava Sheva, located in Maharashtra, Mumbai)
7. Largest river island Majuli Island (located in Assam at Brahmaputra river)
8. Largest Library National Library of India (Kolkata)
9. Largest Lake of Saline Water Chilka Lake (Odisha)
10. Largest Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir

 

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Inside India: Smallest, Highest in India

S. No. Type Place
1. Smallest state by area Goa (3702 km2)
2. Smallest state by population Sikkim
3. Smallest Union Territory Lakshwadeep (32 km2)
4. Highest award Bharat Ratna
5. Highest Dam Tehri Dam (located on Bhagirathi river in Uttarakhand, India)
6. Highest Gallantry Award Param Veer Chakra
7. Highest Sports Award Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
8. Highest Airport Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (Leh, J&K)
9. Highest Waterfall Jog Falls, Karnataka
10. Rainiest Place Mausinram (Meghalaya, India)

 

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  3. Ashish says:

    We are very thankful to you

  4. Nimar says:

    There are two ques largest library and largest library and both have different answers soo which one is correct…..???

  5. Ravi Handa says:

    Nimar there are two different libraries because one is for world and second is for India.
    1. Largest Library in the world – United State Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
    2. Largest Library in India – National Library of India (Kolkata)

  6. shreyajoshi says:

    Thanks

  7. Prateek mishra says:

    Highest waterfall in India is vajrai and Most of the things are missing like- largest national park , artificial lake, longest lake ,

  8. prtm says:

    this is useful

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