Largest, Longest and Tallest in World

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

What/Which isName/LocationNumeric Value
Deepest LakeBaikal (Russia)Depth – 1,642 Meters
The Biggest AirportKing Khalid International Airport (Saudi Arabia)Total built up Area – 315 sq. km
The Busiest (passenger) Railway StationShinjuku R. Station(Tokyo, Japan)Total of 35 platforms
The Busiest Airport (by passenger traffic)Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (Georgia, USA)It covers 4,700 acres (1,902 ha) of land
The Deepest River GorgeKali Gandaki Gorge or Andha Galchi (Nepal)Depth – 5,571 Meter
The fastest flying birdPeregrine FalconMax. Air speed – 400 km/h
The Heaviest Living BirdCommon OstrichMax Mass – 156.8 kg
The Heaviest Living Reptile (also the largest living reptile)Saltwater CrocodileMax. Mass – 200 kg
The Heaviest Terrestrial (on land) AnimalAfrican Bush ElephantMax. Mass – 12.3 Tons
The Highest (navigable) LakeLake Titicaca (on the border of Bolivia and Peru)Altitude – 3,812 Meters
The Highest Mt. PeakMount Everest (Himalayan Range)(Nepal)Height – 8848 Meters
The Highest Railway StationTanggula Railway Station (Amdo County, Tibet)Altitude – 5,068 Meters
The Highest SettlementLa Rinconada (Peru)Altitude – 5,100 Meters
The Highest WaterfallAngel Falls (Venezuela)Height – 979 m
The Largest (Hot) DesertSahara Desert (North Africa)Area – 9,400,000 sq. km
The Largest CreatureBlue WhaleAverage Mass – 110 Tons & Average Length – 24 Meter
The Largest Fresh Water Lake (by surface area)Lake Superior (on the border of the USA & Canada)Surface Area – 82,100 km
The Largest GulfMexico Gulf (Atlantic Ocean)Surface Area – 1,550,000 sq. km
The Largest IslandGreenlandArea – 2,130,800 sq. km
The Largest Railway Station (by platforms)Grand Central Terminal (New York City, USA)No. of Platforms – 44
The Largest StadiumRungrado 1st of May Stadium (Pyongyang, North Korea)Capacity – 150,000 (people) (Earlier it was Czech Republic’s Great Strahov Stadium, but no more in use)
The Largest TempleAngkor Wat(Angkor, Cambodia)Area – 1,626,000 sq. meters
The Longest (Road) HighwayPan-American Highway (Covering North, Central, & South America)Length – 30,000 Km
The Longest EpicMahabharataIt consists of over 100,000 slokas or over 200,000 individual verse lines
The Longest Mountain RangeAndres (S. America)Length – 7,000 km
The Longest RiverNile (North Africa)Length – 6,853 km
The Longest River (by volume water)Amazon River (South America)Length – 6,400 km
The Lowest LakeDead Sea (on the border of West Bank, Israel and Jordan427 Meters Below Sea Level
The Northernmost City (with more than 100,000 inhabitants)Norilsk (Russia)Coordinates – 69°20′N 88°13′E
The southernmost CityUshuaia (Argentina)Coordinates -54°48′S 68°18′W
The Tallest AnimalGiraffeHeight – 5.5 Meters (Male)
The Tallest BuildingBurj Khalifa (Dubai, UAE)Height – 829.8 Meters
The Tallest DamJinping-I Dam (China)Height – 305 Meters
The Tallest Railway Station (Building)Nagoya Station (Japan)Floor area of 410,000 m2

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