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Superlatives of the World – Biggest, Highest, Largest, Longest, Smallest etc.

Superlatives of the World – Biggest, Highest, Largest, Longest, Smallest etc.

List of the superlatives of the world: Worlds largest, biggest, longest, shortest, smallest animals, buildings, water bodies, city etc.

Superlatives of the World

  • Largest Continent – Asia
  • Smallest Continent – Australia
  • Largest Country (in area) – Russia
  • Largest Country (in population) – China
  • Smallest Country (in population) – Vatican City, Rome
  • Smallest Country (in area) – Vatican City, Rome
  • Largest City (in population) – Tokyo (3,43,00,000 – 2011)
  • Largest City (in area) – Mount Isa; Queensland, Australia (41,225 sq. km)
  • Highest Capital City – La Paz; Bolivia
  • Smallest City (in population) – Vatican City, Rome
  • Smallest City (in area) – Vatican City, Rome
  • Highest City – Wen Chuan (Tibet, China), 16,732 ft.
  • Highest Plateau – Pamir; Tibet
  • Largest Desert in the world – Sahara; Africa (84,00,000 sq. km)
  • Largest Asian Desert – Gobi; Mongolia
  • Highest Mountain Peak in the world – Everest; Nepal (29,035 ft/8,850 m)
  • Highest Mountain Range – The Himalayas
  • Longest Mountain Range – The Andes; South America (about 7,000 km in length)
  • Largest Volcano – Mauna Loa; Hawaii
  • Highest Volcano – Ojos del Salado; The Andes, Argentine-Cille (6,885 m)
  • The Deepest & Biggest Ocean – The Pacific Ocean
  • Smallest Ocean – Arctic Ocean (5.4 million square miles)
  • Longest River – Nile (6,690 km)
  • Largest River in volume – Amazon, Brazil
  • Longest River Dam – Hirakud Dam; Odisha, India (15.8 miles)
  • Largest Dam – The Three Gorges Dam in Hubei Province, China (1.4 miles wide & 630 feet high)
  • Tallest Dam – Jinping-I Dam in China. (305 m)
  • Largest River Basin – Amazon basin (27,20,000 sq. miles)
  • gest Coral formation – The Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
  • Highest Waterfall – Salto Angels Falls; Venezuela (979 meters)
  • Largest Delta in the world – Sundarbans; India (8,000 sq. miles)
  • Largest Island – Greenland – (840,004 sq. miles) (2,175,600 sq. km)
  • Largest Sea (Inland) – Caspian Sea (1,43,200 sq. miles)
  • Largest Fresh Water Lake – Lake Superior; USA
  • Largest Salt Water Lake – Caspian Sea (4,22,000 sq. km)
  • Highest Lake – Titicaca; Bolivia (12,645 ft. above sea level)
  • Deepest Lake – Baikal (Siberia, Russia); depth 5,314 feet
  • Largest Artificial Lake – Lake Volta (Ghana)
  • Longest Big Ship Canal – Suez Canal (Linking Red Sea & Mediterranean)
  • World’s Rainiest spot – Cherrapunji (Mawsynram), India

Superlatives of India

1.The longest river of India – The Ganga

2. The longest river bridge in India – Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna (5.58 km)

3. The largest animal fair in India – Sonepur (Bihar)

4. The largest Auditorium in India – Shammukhanand Hall (Mumbai)

5. The largest lake in India – Walur Lake (j&K)

6. The highest Dam in India – Tehri Dam on Bhagirathi river (Uttarakhand)

7. The largest Indian Desert – Thar (Rajasthan)

8. The largest cave temple in India – Kailash Temple (Elora, Maharashtra)

9. The largest Zoo in India – Zoological Garden (Kolkata)

10. The largest Indian Mosque – Jama Masjid (Delhi)

11. The highest Indian peak – Godwin Austin/ K2 (8611m)

12. The longest tunnel in India – Chennai-Nasri tunnel (9.28 km)

13. The largest Delta – Sunderbans (West Bengal)

14. The highest waterfall in India – Jog or Garsoppa (Karnataka)

15. The longest road in India – Grand Tank Road or GT Road (Kolkata to Delhi

16. The highest Gate Way – Buland Darwaza, Fatehpur Sikri (UP)

17. The largest Museum of India – Indian Museum, Kolkata

18. The largest dome in India – Gol Gombuz, Bijapur (Karnataka)

19. India’s tallest Statue – Statue of Lord Hanuman in Andhra Pradesh

20. The largest Public Sector Bank of India – The State Bank of India

21. The Longest Railway Platform – Gorakhpur (1355.4 m), U.P.

22. The longest Railway tunnel – Pir Panjal Rly Tunnel (J&K) 11.215 km

23. The biggest stadium – Yuva Bharati (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata

24. The largest Planetarium – Birla Planetarium, Kolkata

25. The longest Canal – Indira Gandhi Canal/Rajasthan Canal

26. The longest Passenger train route – Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari

27. The Indian State with the longest Coastline – Gujarat

28. The longest National Highway of India – NH-7 (Varanasi to Kanyakumari)

29. The highest Lake – Devtal Lake (Uttarakhand)

30. The largest Saline water Lake in India – Chilka Lake (Odisha)

31. The Largest Freshwater Lake in India – Kolleru Lake (Andhra Pradesh)

 

 

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