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List of largest, biggest, longest : List of all Superlatives of the world GK
October 27 2023

Facts on the biggest, largest, longest, and smallest are not just interesting, but also are commonly asked in the GK section of exams. Students should know the important ones so that they maximize their chances of scoring in GK. Read our list of superlatives of the world to know all about who tops where.

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All the Longest: 

1 Longest Day June 21 (in Northern Hemisphere)
2 The longest river which forms an estuary in India Narmada
3 Longest Desert (World) Sahara, Africa (84, 00,000a sq. km.)
4 Longest Epic The Mahabharata
5 Longest River Nile (6690 km), Amazon (6570 km.)
6 Longest Tunnel (Road) Laerdal, Norway
7 Longest Animal Blue Whale, (recorded length 106 ft.  weight-195 tons)
8 Longest Canal (India) The Indira Gandhi Canal
9 Longest Road in India Grand Trunk Road
10 Longest Big Ship Canal Suez Canal (Linkin red sea & Mediterranean)
11 Longest Railways Platform Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh, India)


Indira gandhi canal

The Indira Gandhi Cannel is the Longest Canal in India

All the Largest:

12 Largest Bird Ostrich
13 Largest Continent Asia
14 Largest country (in the area) Russia
15 Largest Diamond The Cullinan (over 1 ½ 1b.)
16 Largest Lake (Artificial) Lake mead (Bouler)
17 Largest Mosque Jama Masjid, Delhi, (area 10,000 sq. ft.)
18 Largest Park Yellow stone national park(USA).
19 Largest forest state in India Madhya Pradesh
20 Largest Palace Imperial Palace (Gugong), Beijing (China)
21 Largest sea-bird Albatross
22 Largest Volcano Mauna Lao (Hawaii)
23 Largest Mammal Whale
24 Largest Church Basilica of St. Peter, Vatican City, Rome Italy
25 Largest Temple Angkor Vat (Cambodia)
26 Largest State Rajasthan
27 Largest Bell (World) Greatest Bell of Moscow (Russia)
28 Largest City in Population (World) Tokyo
29 Largest Zoo Kruger National Park, South Africa


imperial palace biggest palace

The Imperial Palace in Beijing, China is the largest Palace in the World.

All the Biggest:

30 Biggest Cinema House Roxy (New York)
31 Biggest City in (area) Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia (41225 sq. km.)
32 Biggest Library National Kiev Library, Moscow & Library of the Congress, Washington)
33 Biggest Museum British Museum (London)
34 Deepest & Biggest Ocean The Pacific
35 Biggest Flower Raffesia  (Java)
36 Biggest Clock (World) Big Ben (London)


big ben clock

The famous Big Ben in London is the biggest clock in the world

All the Tallest/Highest:

37 Tallest Animal on (land) Giraffe
38 Tallest Building Burj khalifa, Dubai (U.A.E)
39 Highest Mountain peak (World) Himalayas
40 Tallest statue Spring temple Budha,china(128m)
41 Tallest Tower Skytree, Tokyo, Japan. (634m)
42 Highest Waterfall Salto Angel Falls (Venezuela)
43 Tallest Monument Gateway Arch (USA)


gateway arch

The Gateway Arch in the USA is the tallest monument.

All the Fastest: 

44 Fastest Bird Swift
45 Fastest Animal Cheetah (Leopard ) 70 m.p.h


All the Smallest and Shortest:

46 Smallest Bird Hummingbird
47 Smallest Continent Australia
48 Shortest Day Dec. 22 (in Northern Hemisphere)
49 Smallest country Vatican City
50 Smallest planet Mercury


humming bird

This is the ting Hummingbird, the world's smallest bird

Other Interesting ones:

51 Costliest City in the World Singapore
52 Brightest Star Sirius
53 Lowest body Water in the World Dead Sea


brightest star sirius

Sirius, the brightest star

That's all! I hope you found this article on the List of superlatives helpful.

Happy Learning! 

Also read: List of Banks with their taglines, headquarters, current heads, and logo

Anisha Mukhija

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