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Highest, Longest, Biggest, Largest, Deepest, Smallest of the World & India

Biggest, Highest, Largest, Longest & Deepest In the World & India



World’s Largest & Smallest Country, Place 


Largest Country       –  Russia  (17,075,200 km2 (6,591,027 mi2)

Smallest Country     –  Vatican City Size: 0.17 sq. mi. (0.44 km²)Rome, Italy -Europe

Largest Continent     –  Asia, 17,212,2000 square miles

Smallest Continent   –  Australia,312,2000 square miles

Largest Gulf             –  Gulf of Mexico, 615,000 square miles

Largest Bay             –  The Bay of Bengal, 1,300,000 square miles

Largest Island          –  Greenland, 839,999 square miles

Largest peninsula     –  Arabia.

Largest bay             –   Hudson Bay, Canada.



World’s Largest & Smallest Rivers, Sea, Ocean, Mountains, Waterfall


Longest River        –   The Nile, Africa, 4,180 miles

Shortest River        –   The Roe, Montana, US, 200 feet long

Largest River         –   The Amazon, South America, basin of 2,500,000 square miles

Largest Sea           –  The Mediterranean Sea, 1,144,800 square miles

Largest Ocean       –   Pacific Ocean, 60,060,700 square miles

Deepest Ocean      –   Pacific Ocean, average depth 13,215 feet

Smallest Ocean     –   Arctic Ocean, 5,427,000 square miles

Largest Lake          –   Caspian Sea, 152,239 square miles

Largest Freshwater Lake   –   Lake Superior, US-Canada, 31,820 square miles

Highest Lake                    –    Titicaca in Peru, 12,500 feet above sea level

Lowest Lake                    –  The Dead Sea, Israel-Jordan, surface of water 1,349 feet below sea level

Larget Lagoon                 –    Lagoa dos Patos, Brazil, 150 miles long, 4,500 square miles

Largest Waterfall             –    Angel Falls, Venezuela, 3,212 feet high

Deepest Underwater Trench       – Marina Trench, 200 miles southwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean,36,198 feet below the ocean surface

Highest Mountain                          – Mount Everest, Himalayan Mountains, Nepal-Tibet, 29,035 feet above sea level

The lowest mountain range                – Buena Bhaile.

Longest Mountain Range                   – The Andes of South America, 5,000 miles

Lowest Point on land                     – The Dead Sea, Israel-Jordan, water surface 1,349 feet below sea level

Largest Gorge                                  –  Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Arizona, US, 217 miles long, 4-18 miles wide, 1 mile deep

Deepest Gorge                                  –  Hells Canyon, Snake River, Idaho, 7,900 feet deep


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World’s Largest & Smallest Places, Buildings


Largest museum         –  American Museum of Natural History.

Tallest tower               –  C. N. Tower, Toronto, Canada.

Largest airport            –  King Khalid International Airport, Saudi Arabia.

Largest church           –  Basilica of St. Peter, Vatican City, Rome.

Tallest statue             –  Spring Temple Buddha, China -153 m (502 ft) total monument height

Largest railway tunnel –  Seikan Tunnel, Japan – Once completed in 2016, the Gotthard Base Tunnel (Switzerland) will be the longest railway tunnel in the world.

The largest cinema     –  Fox theatre, Detroit, USA.

Tallest office building   – Sears Tower, Chicago.

Largest Archipelago    –  Indonesia, 3,500-mile stretch of 17,000 islands



Biggest, Highest, Largest, Longest & Deepest In India


Biggest, Highest, Longest, Shortest in India and World is one the most important GK topic for MBA, UPSC, Bank PO and other govt. exams. The list given below contains both Biggest, Highest, Longest, Shortest in India and World. You can expect at least 2-3 questions from Biggest, Highest, Longest, and Shortest in India and World in exams like SNAP, UPSC, TISS, Bank PO and other exams.


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S.No Type Place
1. Longest river Ganges
2 Longest tributary river of India Yamuna
3. Longest river of the south India Godavari
4. Longest Road in India Grand Trunk Road
5. State with longest coastline in India Gujarat
6. Longest tunnel in India Jawahar tunnel (Jammu & Kashmir)
7. Longest national highway in India NH-7 which runs from Varanasi to Kanyakumari
8. Longest Dam in India Hirakund Dam (Orissa)
9. Longest River Bride in India Bhupen Hazarika Bridge
10. Longest Railway Platform Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)
11. Longest Populated City in India Mumbai
12. Longest river which forms estuary in India Narmada
13. Longest Beach in India Marina Beach, Chennai
14. Largest Museum in India Indian Museum
15. Largest Desert in India Thar desert
16. Largest State (Area) in India Rajasthan
17. Largest forest state in India Madhya Pradesh
18. Highest Dam in India Tehri Dam
19. Highest Award in India Bharat Ratna
20. Highest Gallantry Award in India Paramveer Chakra
21. Highest sports award in India Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
22. Highest Battle field in India Siachin Glacier
23. Smallest State (Area) in India Goa
24. Smallest State (Population) in India Sikkim
25. Largest lake (Fresh water) Wular lake
26. Largest Mosque Jama Masjid, Delhi
27. Highest Airport Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
28. Largest River(deepest) in the Worlds Amazon

» Oldest Religion – Hinduism
» Oldest National Flag – Denmark
» Oldest Plant – Rose
» Oldest Capital City – Damascus
» Fastest Bird – Swift
» Fastest Planet – Mercury
» Fastest Land Animal – Cheetah
» Shortest River – Roe (Montana)
» Hottest Planet – Venus
» Lowest Point on Earth – Dead Sea
» Lowest Temperature – Absolute Zero (-273oC)
» Least Populous City – Vatican
» Most Poisonous Fish – Puffer Fish
» Coldest Place – Vostok (Antarctica)
» Strongest Natural Fibre – Silk
» Widest Bridge – Sydney Harbour Bridge
» Busiest Airport – Chicago O’Hare International Airport
» Coldest Planet – Neptune
» Widest Waterfall – Khone Falls


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