LONGEST HIGHEST LARGEST

LONGEST IN WORLD

 

                         Longest river                           - Nile (Egypt)

                        Longest road                           - Pan American Highway

                        Longest railway platform        - Kharagpur, (West Bengal)

                        Longest dam                           - Hirakud (Orissa)

                        Longest mountain range         - Andes (South America)

                        Longest railway tunnel           - Seikan Rail Tunnel (Japan)

                        Longest railway line                - Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia)

                        Longest ship canal                  - Suez Canal

                        Longest estuary                       - Obeestuary (Russia)

                        Longest road tunnel                - St. Gothard Road Tunnel (Switzerland)

                        Longest bridge                        - Second Lake Pontchartrain

                        Longest fresh water lake         - Lake Tanganyika

                        Longest epic                            - Mahabharatha

                        Longest wall                           - Great Wall of China

                        Longest non-stop train            - Flying Scotsman

                        Longest drought                     - Atacama Desert (North Chile)

                        Longest snake                         - Python

                        Longest dictionary                  - Oxford English Dictionary

                        Longest Airport                       - Dallas (USA)

                        Longest Railway Bridge         – Lower Zambezi (Africa)

                        Longest Throughfare              – Broadway (New York)

                        Longest Shipping Canal          – Baltic White Sea Canal

                        Longest day                            – June 21

                        Longest Beach                        – Rio de Janerio (Brazil)

                        Longest Corridor                    – Rameswaram Temple (India)

                        Longest Railway Line             – Trans - Siberian Railway

                        Longest Swimming Canal       – English Canal

 

 

 

Largest – World

                                Largest continent ........................................... Asia

                        Largest ocean ............................................... Pacific

                        Largest river .............................................. Amazon

                        Largest river basin ..................................... Amazon

                        Largest lake (salt water) ....................... Caspian sea

                        Largest lake (fresh water) ..........Lake Superior (North America)

                        Largest artificial lake ..... Lake Mead at Hoover Dam,(USA). Originally known as  Boulder.

                        Largest bay ................ Hudson Bay (North Canada)

                        Largest gulf ..................................... Gulf of Mexico

                        Largest gorge ........................ Grand Canyon (USA)

                        Largest sea .................................... South China sea

                        Largest delta....... Sundarbans (India & Bangladesh)

                        Largest peninsula ........................................ Arabia

                        Largest island ......................................... Greenland

                        Largest country (in area) .............................. Russia

                        Largest country (in population) ...................... China

                        Largest temple` ................... Angkorwat (Cambodia)

                        Largest archipelago ................................. Indonesia

                        Largest airport ... King Khalid International Airport at Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

                        Largest church ................St.Peter's Basilica, (Rome)

                        Largest mosque ...... Sha Faisal Mosque (Islamabad)

                        Largest embassy............ Russian Embassy (Beijing)

                        Largest war plane .......................... Mirage (France)

                        Largest prison ............................. Kharkov (Russia)

                        Largest hotel ...........MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas (USA)

                        Largest desert.................................. Sahara (Africa)

                        Largest forest ........................Coniferous Forests of Northern Russia

                        Largest stadium................. Strahove (Czech Republic)

                        Largest library .... United States Library of Congress

                        Largest museum .................... American Museum of Natural History (New York)

                        Largest animal ....................................... Blue whale

                        Largest land animal ........... The African Bush Elephant

                        Largest democracy ......................................... India

                        Largest electorate ........................................... India

                        Largest town ......................... Mt. Isa (Queensland).

                        Largest palace ..................... Imperial Palace, Beijing

                        Largest dam........................... Three Gorges (China)

                        Largest landmass ................The Eurasian Landmass

                        Largest park ..Wood Buffalo National Park (Canada)

                        Largest zoo ...... Krugal National Park (South Africa)

                        Largest river island ......................... Majuli (Assam)

                        Largest inland sea .......................Mediterranean sea

                        Largest canal ........................ Keil Canal in Germany

                        Largest reef ............... Great Barrier Reef, (Australia)

                        Largest city (population) ................... Tokyo (Japan)

                        Largest estuary.....................................Ob (Russia)

                        Largest cave ........Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (USA)

                        Largest strait ........................................ Tartar strait

                        Largest wall ......................... The Great Wall (China)

                        Largest cemetery ....................... Leningrad (Russia)

                        Largest railway station ......... Grand Central Terminal (New York)

                        Largest university building ......................University of Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

                        Largest open university ........ Indira Gandhi National Open University (New Delhi)

                        Largest steel plant ..........Nippon Steel plant (Japan)

                        Largest wingspan ....................................Albatross

                        Largest active volcano ............Mauna lao on Hawaii

                        Largest planet ............................................. Jupiter

                        Largest bird .................................................Ostrich

                        Largest sea bird .......................................Albatross

                        Largest diamond ................................. The Cullinan

                        Largest parliament                                The National People's Congress of the People's Republic of   China

                        Largest north to south stretch of land ........ America

                        Largest cold desert ........................Gobi (Mongolia)

                        Largest plateau ................................... Pamir (Tibet)

                        Largest mountain range ..................... The Himalaya

                        Largest statue ............................... Statue of liberty

                        Largest bank ....................World bank (Washington)

                        Largest army.................................................. China

                        Largest cricket stadium .........Melbourne (Australia)

                        Largest navy .................................................. USA

                        Largest airforce............................................... USA

                        Largest natural satellite ............. Ganymede (Jupiter)

                        Largest port .......................................... New Jersey

                        Largest book publishing company ..........................Mc Graw Hill (New York)

                        Largest Dome in the World... Astrodome, in Housten (U.S.A)

                        Largest Epic ........................................ Mahabharat

                        Largest carnivorous mammal ................... Polar Bear