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Largest Indonesia

AREA

Smallest State in Area (India) Goa
Smallest Union Territory  Lakshadweep
Largest State in Area (India)  Madhya Pradesh
Largest City in Area (World)  London

ANIMAL 

Tallest Animal Giraffe
Fastest Animal at short run  Cheetah
Fastest Animal  The PeregerineFalcon
Largest existing Land animal  Elephant
Most Intelligent Animal     Chimpanzee
Most Cunning Animal  Fox
Largest Sea Animal  Blue Whale

BELL 

Largest Bell (World)  Greatest Bell ofMoscow (Russia)

BIRD 

Largest Bird  Ostrich
Largest Sea-bird  Albatross
Fastest Bird  Swift
Flightless Bird  Swift
Smallest Bird  Humming Bird
Singing Bird  Nightingale

BRIDGE 

Longest Railway Bridge (India)  Sone Bridge (Bihar)
Longest Steel Arch Bridge  New River GorgeBridge, 518.2 m long(West Virginia, USA)
Longest combined Highway  The Yangtse RiverBridge
and Railway Bridge  6,772 m rail deck and4,589 road deck(Nanking, China)
Longest Railway Bridge  Huey P. Long Bridge,7009 m (Metairie,Louisiana, USA)
Highest Road Bridge  Bailey Bridge builtby the Indian Army,30mlongatanaltitude of 5600 m(Khardungia,Ladakh)
Highest River Bridge  Royal Gorge, 321 mabove sea level onthe river Arkansas,268mlong,Colorado.
Highest Railway Bridge  Fades Bridge on riverSioule 144 m long and132.5 m above theriver. (ClermontFerrand, France)

DAM 

Longest Dam (India)  Hirakud Dam on theriver Mahanadi -Orissa
Highest Dam (World)  The Grande(Switzerland)
Highest Straight  Bhakra Nangal onriver Sutlej

DAY 

Longest Day  June 21 (in NorthernHemisphere)
Shortest Day  December 22 (inNorthernHemisphere)

DELTA 

Largest Delta  (Sunderbans). TheWorld’s largest deltais that created by theGanges and Brahmaputra in Bangladeshand West Bengal,India. It covers anarea of 30,000 sq.miles.

DESERT 

Largest Desert (World)  Sahara (Africa)
Coldest Desert Antarctica
Largest Desert (India)  Thar Desert(Rajasthan)
Largest Desert in Asia  Gobi (Mongolia)

DOME

Largest and Biggest (India)  Gol Gumbaz
Largest Dome (World)  ‘Astrodome’ inHousten, Texas(USA) outsidediameter 216 metresand inside 196metres.

EPIC 

Longest Epic Mahabharatha

FILLING STATION

Highest Filling Station  Petrol pump at Leh at3658 m. It is operatedby Indian OilCorporation.

FOREST 

Largest Forest (India)  Assam

GATEWAY 

Highest Gateway (India)     Buland Darwaza

GULF 

Largest Gulf  Gulf of Mexico

BUILDING

Tallest Bank Building Bank of Montreal, 72,Storeys, 284.98 mhigh (Toronto,Canada)

CANAL 

Longest Canal (India) Saradha Canal (UttarPradesh)
Longest Big Ship Canal (World)  Suez Canal (Egypt)160 km
Longest Small Ship Canal  Beloye (White Sea)Baltic Canal (CIS) 226km long.

CAVE TEMPLE 

Largest Cave Temple (India)  Ellora (Maharashtra)

 

CHURCH 

Largest Church (World)  St. Peter’s Church,Vatican City (Italy)

CITY

Highly Populated City (India)  Mumbai(Maharashtra)
Oldest City (India)  Kolkata
Higest City (World)  Wenchuan (China)5,100 metres abovesea level
Highest Capital  Lhasa (3,684 metresabove sea level)
Largest City in Population (World)  Shangai (China)
Costliest City (World)  London

CLOCK

Biggest Clock (World)  Big Ben (London)

CONTINENT 

Largest Continent  Asia
Smallest Continent  Australia

CORRIDOR 

Largest Corridor (World)  Rameswaram Temple

COUNTRY 

Largest in Population  China followed byIndia
Largest in Area  Russia
Largest Electorate  India

CREATURE 

Largest Creature  Blue Whale. It cangrow upto a weightof 150 tonnes.

HARBOUR 

Largest Natural Harbour (India)  Visakhapatnam

HILL STATION 

Highest Hill Station (India)  Gulmarg (Kashmir)

HOTEL 

Biggest Hotel (India)     Oberoi-Sheraton(Mumbai)

ISLAND 

Largest Island Greenland
Largest Group of Islands  Malaya Archipelago

LAKE 

Largest Salt Water Lake  Caspian Sea
Largest Fresh Water Lake  Superior (31,200sq.miles) (India)
Deepest Lake  Lake Baikal (Siberia)701 mts
Highest Lake  Titicaca (Bolivia)3854 metres abovesea level.
Largest Lake (India)  Wular Lake

LIBRARY

Largest Library (World)  United States Libraryof Congress(Washington)
The Lenin StateLibrary (Moscow-Russia)

LIGHT HOUSE

Largest Light House (World)  Bishop Rock(England)

MEMORIAL 

Most Beautiful Memorial  Taj Mahal (Agra)

MINES 

Largest Diamond Mines (World)  Kimberley (SouthAfrica)
Deepest Mines (India)  Kolar Gold Fields(Karnataka)

MOUNTAINS

LongestMountainRange(World)  Mt. Andes (SouthAmerica) (8,800 km)
Highest Peak (World)  Everest Nepal
Highest Peak (India)  Godwin Austen
Highest Mountain Range  Himalayas
Deepest Mines (India)  Anaimudi (2,720 m)Anaimalai

MOSQUE, CATHEDRAL, TEMPLE 

Biggest Mosque (India)  Jama Masjid (Delhi)
Largest Mosque  Umayyad Mosque157 m × 97 mcovering an area of3.76 acres.Damascus, Syria.
Largest Cathedral  Diocese of New York11,240 sq.m.
Largest Temple  Angkor Vat. 162.6 haarea, built for LordVishnu by KhmerKing Suryavarman-IIduring 1113-50 A.D.(Cambodia)

 

Museum 
Largest Museum (India)  Indian Museum(Kolkata)
Largest Museum (World)  American Museumof Natural History,New York city. It comprises 19 inter-connected buildingswith 23 acres of floorspace.

Ocean

Deepest, Largest & Biggest  The Pacific Ocean

Palace

Biggest Palace (World)  Vatican Palace, Rome(Italy)

Peninsula

Largest Peninsula (World)  Arabia

Place

Hottest Place (India)  Barmer (Rajasthan)
Hottest Place (World)  Azizia (Libya) 58oC
Coldest Place (World)  Verkhoyansk(Siberia) –85o
Driest Place Death Valley(California)
Heaviest Rain Fall (World)     Mawsynram(Meghalaya)

Plateau

Highest Plateau  Pamir (Tibet)
Largest Park  Wood Buffalo National Parkin Alberta, Canada(17,560 Sq.miles)

Planets

Largest, Biggest & heaviest Planet Jupiter
Smallest Planet Mercury
Brightest Planet  Venus
Coldest Planet Pluto
Planet Farthest (from the Sun)  Pluto
Planet Nearest (to the Sun)  Mercury
Dustiest Planet  Mars (Red Planet)

Play

The Longest Play  The Mouse-Trap(Agatha Christie’sNovel)

Statue

Tallest Statue (World)  Statue of Liberty,New York
Tallest Statue (India)  Statue of “Panduranga Vittala”(Karnataka State)

Star

Biggest and Brightest  ‘Sirius’ also called Dog Star

Street

Broadest Street (World)  Broadway St. (USA)

Ship

Greatest Ship (World)     Queen Elizabeth 2,83,000 tons

Tower

Highest Tower (World)  1. Tokyo Television Tower (Japan)
2. Eiffel Tower(Paris, France)
Highest Leaning Tower (World)  Leaning Tower, Pisa(Italy)
Highest Tower (India)  Qutub Minar (Delhi)88.4 m

Tunnel

Largest Tunnel (India)  Jawahar Tunnel(Jammu & Kashmir)
Longest Rail Tunnel  Bombay-Pune route
Longest Highway Tunnel  Norway 24.5 km
(Laerdal Tunnel)  (Oslo-Bergen)

Wall 

Longest Wall (World) Great Wall of China 2400 km

Waterfalls

Highest Waterfall (World) Angel Waterfalls in Venezuela, South America
Highest Water fall (India) Gersoppa Waterfall(Karnataka)

Poem 

Longest Poem
of the World 
Mahabaratha

Population

Largest Country in Population (World) China
Largest State in
Population (India)
Uttar Pradesh (India)
Densiest State in
Population 
West Bengal (India)
Smallest State in
Population 
Sikkim (India)
Smallest Union
Territory in Population
Lakshadweep (India)

Railways

Longest Railway (World)  Tran-SiberianRailway fromMoscow toNakhodka, 9438 km.
Longest Railway (Asia) India
Fastest Train (World) French T.G.V.
Longest Railway Station (India)  Kharagpur (W.B.)
Longest Railway Platform(India)  Sonepur (Bihar)
Longest Railway Route  Himsagar Express

River

Longest River The Nile (Egypt)
Largest River in Volume  Amazon (Brazil,South America)
Largest River (India)  The Ganges (6,679km)

Roads

Largest Road (India)  Grand Trunk Road
Highest Road (World)  Le Narba Road -Ladhak
Longest Road  Pan-American Highway 27387 km(North West Alaskato Southern most Chile)

School

Largest School  South Point High School, Kolkata,India.

Sea

Largest Sea  South China Sea

State

Smallest IndependentState (World)  Vatican (Italy)
Biggest State (India)  Madhya Pradesh
Smallest State (India) Goa

Stadium

Largest Stadium  Strahov Stadium. It can accommodate around 240,000 people in Prague,Czech

University

Oldest University  University of Karueein founded in AD 859, Morocco
Largest University Building  University of Riyadh., SaudiArabia.
Largest Open University  Indira Gandhi National Open University, NewDelhi.

Volcanoes

Highest Volcano (World)  Cotopoxi (Andes,Eucador)
Largest Volcano (World)  Mauna Lea (Hawai)

 Zoo

Largest Zoo (India)  Zoological Gardens, Alipur, Calcutta