Largest, Smallest, Longest and Highest Points on Earth

Understanding the highest, lowest, deepest, largest, smallest, longest and biggest points on earth both in terms of elevation and depth is fundamental to absorbing the remarkable diversity and magnitude of Earth’s geography. This GK portion is an important part of one paper competitive exams  in Pakistan. Following are the important places of the world:

The highest point on earth:  Mount Everest (8849 m, Nepal, Asia)
The lowest point on earth:  Dead Sea (Between Israel and Jordan, Asia)
The deepest point on earth: Mariana Trench (Western Pacific Ocean)
The highest point of Africa: Mount Kilimanjaro (5895 m, Tanzania)
The lowest point of Africa: Lake Assal (-155 m, Central Djibouti)
The highest point of North America: Mount McKinley / Denali (6190 m, Alaska)
The lowest point of North America: Death Valley (-86 m, California)
The highest point of South America: Mount Aconcagua (6961 m, Argentina)
The lowest point of South America: Valdes Peninsula (Argentina)
The highest point of Europe: Mount Elbrus (5642 m, Russia)
The lowest point of Europe: Caspian Sea (-28 m)
The highest point of Australia: Mount Kosciusko (2228 m)
The lowest point of Australia: Lake Eyre (-9 m, South Australia)

Longest, Biggest, Smallest, Largest and Tallest Points on Earth

Other important parts, peaks, seas, airports and places of the world are given below:

Longest, Biggest, Smallest, Largest and Tallest places on Earth
Longest, Biggest, Smallest, Largest and Tallest places on Earth

Largest Airport: King Abdul Khalid International Airport (KSA)
Highest Airport: Lhasa Airport (Tibet)
Largest Animal: Blue Whale
Tallest Animal: Giraffe
Largest Bird: Ostrich
Fastest Bird: The Peregrine Falcon
Smallest Bird: Humming Bird
Longest High level railroad Bridge: Huey P. Long Bridge (USA)
Tallest Building: Burj Khalifa (Dubai)
Longest Canal: Grand Canal of China
Largest Island: Greenland
Largest Lake: Caspian Sea (by length)
Deepest Lake: Baikal (Serbia)
Highest Lake: Lake Titicaca (Bolivia)
Largest Continent: Asia
Smallest Continent: Australia
Largest Country (Area): Russia
Smallest Country (Area): Vatican City
Largest Country (Population): India
Smallest Country (Population): Vatican City
Largest Dessert: The Antarctic Dessert (Sahara is at number 02)
Largest Gulf: The Gulf of Mexico
Largest Bay: The Bay of Bengal
Largest Delta: Sunderbans

List of Biggest in the World GK

Greenland Island – The World Largest Island

Biggest Ocean: Pacific
Biggest Island: Greenland
Biggest Planet of solar system: Jupiter
Biggest library: Library of Congress
Biggest Museum: British Museum
Biggest Mosque: Masjid Al-Haram (KSA)
Biggest Country by area: Russia
Biggest Cinema House: Roxy (New York)
Biggest Flower: Rafflesia Arnoldii
Biggest Dam: Three Gorges Dam (China)
Biggest Clock: Big Ben (London)
Biggest Park: Greenland’s National Park (Denmark)
Biggest Peninsula: Arabian Peninsula

List of All Longest in the World GK

The world’s longest Wall – The Great Wall of China

Read About the Superlative Points on Earth.
World’s longest Wall: The Great Wall of China
World’s longest Ship Canal: St. Laurence Seaway
World’s longest Coastline: Canada
World’s longest Canal: Grand Canal of China
World’s longest River Dam: Hirakud Dam (India)
World’s largest River by volume: The Amazon River
World’s largest River by length: The Nile River
Longest Strait of the world: Strait of Malacca
Longest Cave of the world: Mammoth Cave (Kentucky, North America)
Longest Road Tunnel: The Laerdal Tunnel (Norway)
Longest Railway Line: Trans-Siberian Railway (>9000 km)
Longest Mountain Range in the world: The Andes
Longest Street in the world: Yonge Street (Toronto)
Longest Bridge: Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge (China)
Longest Railway Platform in the world: Hubballi Junction (India)

List of the 10 smallest countries in the world

There are top 10 smallest countries around the globe with their areas.

  1. Vatican City: 0.44 km²
  2. Monaco: 2.0 km²
  3. Nauru: 21.0 km²
  4. Tuvalu: 26.0 km²
  5. San Marino: 61.0 km²
  6. Liechtenstein: 160.0 km²
  7. Marshall Islands: 181.0 km²
  8. Saint Kitts and Nevis: 269.0 km²
  9. Maldives: 300.0 km²
  10. Malta: 316.0 km²