Largest, Longest, and Tallest in India

The following table enlists the Largest, Longest, Tallest, Highest, Biggest, & Smallest in India −

What/Which isName/LocationNumeric Value
Extreme South PointIndira Point (Nicobar Islands)612 km or 330 nautical miles from Great Nicobar Island and Rondo Island
Extreme South Point (of Mainland)Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu)25.89 km2 (10.00 sq mi) Area Total
The Biggest Planetarium (also biggest in Asia & second biggest in the world)Birla Planetarium (Kolkata, West Bengal)Capacity of 6800 People
The Biggest river IslandMājuli or Majoli (In the Brahmaputra River, Assam)Area – 1,250 sq. km
The Biggest StadiumYuva Bharati Krirangan Stadium (or Salt Lake Stadium) (Kolkata)Field size – 105 × 70 metres
The Coldest Place (also known as the gateway to Ladakh)Dras (Jammu & Kashmir)Ave. Minimum Temp. -22
The Highest AirportKushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (Leh, Jammu & Kashmir)Altitude – 3,256 Meters
The Highest gravity dam (It is one of the largest dams in the world)Bhakra Dam on Sutlej River (Himachal Pradesh)Height – 225.55 Meters. (or 741 feet)
The Highest LakeTso Lhamo Lake or Chho Lhamo (Sikkim)Altitude – 5,330 Meters
The Highest Mt. PeakMount Godwin-Austen (or K2) (Jammu & Kashmir)Height – 8,611 metres
The Highest Plunge WaterfallNohkalikai Falls (Meghalaya)Height – 340 Meters (or 1,115 Feet)
The Highest RoadLeh-Manali Highway (Khardung La Pass), Jammu & KashmirAltitude – 5,610 Meters
The Largest artificial LakeDhebar Lake (also known as Jaisamand Lake) (Rajasthan)Surface Area – 87 sq. km
The Largest Cave Temple (Largest rock-cut ancient Hindu temples)Kailasa Temple, (Cave 16) Ellora, MaharashtraRanging for over 2 kilometres (1.5 miles) 
The Largest Lake (Fresh Water Lake)Wular Lake (Jammu & Kashmir)Surface Area -30 to 260 km2
The Largest MosqueJama Masjid (Delhi)Capacity 25,000 Person
The Largest National ParkHemis National Park (Jammu & Kashmir)Area – 4,400 sq. km
The Largest saline water LakeChilika Lake (Odisha)Surface Area – 1,165 sq. km (about)
The Largest zoological gardenArignar Anna Zoological Park (Chennai, Tamil Nadu)Area – 602 hectares
The Longest Bridge (on water)Dhola–Sadiya Bridge (On Lohit River)Length – 9.15 km (Connect Assam & Arunachal Pradesh)
The Longest CanalIndira Gandhi Canal (Punjab, Haryana, & Rajasthan)Length – 640 Km (about)
The Longest GlacierSiachen Glacier (Jammu & Kashmir)Length – 76 km
The Longest National HighwayNational Highway 44 From Srinagar to KanyakumariLength – 3,745 Km
The Longest Rail TunnelPir Panjal Railway Tunnel (Jammu & Kashmir)Length – 11,215 m
The Longest Railway PlatformGorakhpur Railway Station (Uttar Pradesh)Length – 1.35 Km
The Longest RiverGangaLength – 2,525 km
The Longest Sea BeachMarina Beach (Coramandel coast on the Bay of Bengal)Length – 13 Km
The Longest Tributary RiverYamunaLength – 1,376 km
The Lowest RegionKuttanadu (Kerala)Altitude: −2.2 Meters (Below Sea Level)
The Smallest StateGoa (South-West India)Area – 3,702 sq. km.
The Tallest BuildingImperial Tower (1 & 2) MumbaiHeight – 254 Meters
The Tallest DamTehri Dam on Bhagirathi River UttarakhandHeight – 260.5 m
The Tallest Statue (Dedicated to Vallabhbhai Patel)Statue of Unity (Gujarat)Height – 182 meters (Under construction)
The Tallest WaterfallThoseghar waterfalls (Maharashtra)Height- 500 Meters

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