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
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.
|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