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Saturday, 26 January 2013

Basic Facts :- India (Part - 2)

Statue of Gomateshwar
Largest State : Rajasthan
Smallest State : Goa
Most Populated State: Uttar Pradesh
Least Populated State : Sikkim
Most Populated Union Territory : Delhi
Highest Literate State : Kerala (93.91%)
Least Literate State : Bihar (63.82%)
Highest Literate District : Serchip District :- Missoram(98.79%)
Least Literate District : Alirajpur District :- Rajasthan (37.22%)
Highest Literate Union Territory : Lakshadweep (92.28%)
Highest Award : Bharath Ratna
Highest Gallantry Award : Param Vir Chakra

Biggest Mosque: Jama Masjid at Delhi
Tallest Statue : Statue of Gomateshwar in Karnataka (17 m)
Largest Public sector Bank : State Bank of India
Largest Zoo : Zoological Garden at Alipur (Kolkatta)
Largest Museum : India Museum at Kolakkatta
Highest Tower : Kutab Minar at Delhi (88.4 m)
Largest Desert : Thar (Rajasthan)
Largest District : Ladakh


State with Longest Costline : Gujarath
Largest Church : Saint Cathedreal (Goa)
Largest Cave : Amarnath (Jammu and Kashmir
Largest Animal Fare : Sonepur (Bihar)
Largest Gurudwara : Golden Temple (Amritsar)
Largest River Island : Majuli (Brahmaputra River,Assam)
Largest Planetarium : Birla Planetarium
Biggest Stadium : Yuva Bharathi Stadium, Kolakkatta
Longest Beach : Marrina Beach, Chennai
Highest Battlefield  : Siachin Glacier

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