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SOME IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT INDIA

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  • Airfield-Highest                Chushul airfield in Ladakh
  • Airport-Highest altitude : Leh airport in Ladakh
  • Busiest Airport : Mumboi airport (Sahar International) and Santa Cruz (Domestic) Award-Highest Bharat Ratna
  • Award for gallantry-Highest : Param Vir Chakra
  • Cantilever Span Bridge-Largest : Howrah Bridge, Calcutta
  • Cave Temple-Largest : Ellora (Maharashtra) Church-Biggest : St. Cathedral at Old Goa
  • Cinema Hall-Largest : "Thangam" in Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
  • City-Most Populous : Mumbai
  • Corridor (tample)-Largest : Corridor in Ramanathaswamy temple at Romeshwaram in Tamil Nadu (1,220 m)
  • Dam-Highest : Bhakra Dam Dam-Largest Hirakud Dam (Orissa)
  • Dam, Straight Gravity-Highest : Rhakrn Dam
  • Delta-Largest     Sunderbans
  • Desert-Largest : Thar (Rajasthan) Dome-Largest : Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur Gateway-Highest : Buland Darwaza,
  • Fatehpur Sikri, near Agra Gurdwara-Largest Golden Temple at Amritsar in Punjab
  • Lake-Largest : Wular Lake, Kashmir Minaret-Tallest : Qutab Minar in Delhi (73m). Also world's tallest
  • Mosque-Largest . Jama Masjid, Delhi Mountain Peak-Highest : Kanchenjunga Museum-largest : Indian Museum, Calcutta
  • Planetarium-Largest : Birla Planetarium at Calcutta
  • Railway Bridge-Largest . Sone Bridge, Bihar
  • Railway Platform-Longest : Kharag pur (West Bengal). Also world's longest Railway Train-first : From Mumbai to Thane, a distance of 34 km.
  • First superfast : Rajdhani Express between New Delhi and Howrah
  • First double decker Sinhagarh Express between Mumbai and Pune
  • Rail Route-Longest : Jammu Tawi-Kanya Kumari (3,730 km).
  • Rail tunnel-Longest : Between Monkey Hill and Khandala stations on Mumbai­Pune section of Central Railway
  • Rainfall-Heaviest Mawsynram (Meghalaya)
  • River-Longest : Ganga
  • River bridge-Longest : Mahatma Gandhi Setu over Ganga, near Patna (Bihar) Road-Longest : Grand Trunk Road Road-Highest : Road at Khardungla in the Leh-Manali sector
  • Ropeway-Highest : Mono-cable ropewoy at Pavogadh in Gujarat (740m) long State-Largest in area : Madhya Pradesh State-Smallest in area : Goa
  • State-Most populated : Uttar Pradesh State-least populated : Sikkim State-Most densely populated : NCT of Delhi
  • State-Least densely populated Arunachal Pradesh
  • State-Most literate : Kerala
  • State-Most literate (women) : Kerala Statue-Tallest : Statue of Join saint Gomateswara at Saravanbelagola in Karnataka
  • Tower-Highest: Qutab Minar, Delhi
  • TV Tower-Highest: Pitampura in New Delhi (235 metres)
  • Tunnel-Largest: Jawahar Tunnel, Banihal Pass (Jammu & Kashmir)
  • Union territory-Most densely populated Chandigarh
  • Union    territory-Most   Literate: Chandigarh
  • Union territory-Most literate (women): Chandigarh
  • Waterfall-Highest. Gersoppa waterfall, Karnataka
  • Zoo-largest: Zoological Gardens, Calcutta

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