Longest,Largest and Smallest in India

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Longest in India

Type Place
Longest River Ganges
Longest Tributary Yamuna
State with the longest coastline Gujarat (1214.7 km)
Longest Dam Hirakud (stands across the river Mahanadi)
Longest Beach Marina Beach, Chennai
Longest Electrified Railway Line Situated between Cherlopalli and Rapuru stations of Andhra Pradesh
Longest Road NH 44 (Srinagar to Kanyakumari)
Longest Railway Platform Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
Longest Canal Indira Gandhi Canal



Largest in India

Type Place
Largest Museum Indian Museum (found by Asiatic Society of Bengal, Kolkata)
Largest Desert Thar Desert (also known as the Great Indian Desert; forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan)
Largest State in terms of area Rajasthan
Largest river island Majuli Island (located in Assam at Brahmaputra river)
Largest Library National Library of India (Kolkata)
Largest Lake of Saline Water Chilka Lake (Odisha)
Largest Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir
Largest forest state Madhya Pradesh
Largest Mosque Jama Masjid
Largest Port Jawaharlal Nehru Port (also known as Nhava Sheva, located in Maharashtra, Mumbai)



Largest, Smallest and longest in india

Smallest, Highest in India

Type Place
Highest Airport Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (Leh, J&K)
Highest Waterfall Jog Falls, Karnataka
Smallest state by area Goa (3702 km2)
Highest award Bharat Ratna
Highest Dam Tehri Dam (located on Bhagirathi river in Uttarakhand, India)
Highest Gallantry Award Param Veer Chakra
Highest Sports Award Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
Smallest state by population Sikkim
Smallest Union Territory Lakshwadeep (32 km2)
Rainiest Place Mausinram (Meghalaya, India)