The Top 10 Largest Things in the World

Here you will find the top 10 World’s largest things, which you didn’t know before. World’s Largest Aircraft, World’s Largest Dam, World’s largest temple, World’s Longest Rivers, World’s largest Airport, World’s largest river island, World’s Largest Statue, World’s largest waterfall, World’s largest Ship, World’s largest railway station.

1. World’s Largest Aircraft: Antonov An-225 Mriya

Antonov An-225 Mriya

Antonov An-225 Mriya is literally in a category of its own. The net weight of those aircraft is 285,000kg(when empty), length is 84 meters, wingspan 88.4 meters. Its first flight was 1988.

2. World’s Largest Dam: Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam

It is the world’s largest hydroelectric plant. The Three Gorges Dam has a generating capacity of 22,500 megawatts (MW). The height of Three Gorges is about 594 feet (181 meters (m)) and the length is about 7,770 feet (2, 335 m). The dam creates the Three Gorges Reservoir, which has a surface area of about 400 square miles (1,045 square kilometers) and extends upstream from the dam about 370 miles (600 kilometers).

3. World’s largest temple : Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia. It is the largest religious monument in the world, on a site measuring 162.6 hectares (1,626,000 m2; 402 acres) which was built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city.

4. World’s Longest Rivers: Nile River

Nile

The Nile River is 4132 Miles long.

5. World’s largest Airport: New Daxing International Airport

new Daxing International Airport

This airport is located in the China’s capital Beijing.The entire airport site takes up 47 square km (18 square miles – more than half the size of Hong Kong Island).

6. World’s largest river island : Majuli

Majuli

Majuli is the largest river island in the world is situated right at the heart of Assam, India on the turbulent waters of the Brahmaputra River.

7. World’s Largest Statue: Statue of Unity

statue of unity

The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of India independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who was the first Deputy Prime Minister and Home minister of independent India. The statue is located in the state of Gujarat, India. It is the world’s tallest statue with a height of 182 metres (597 feet). It is located on the Narmada River in the Kevadiya colony.

The total construction cost of ₹2,989 crore (₹29.89 billion; US$437 million). It was designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutar.

8. World’s largest waterfall: Denmark Strait cataract

Denmark Strait cataract

The Denmark Strait cataract(Under water waterfall) is more than 3 times the height of Angel Falls in Venezuela, which is considered Earth’s tallest waterfall (on land). And the Denmark Strait cataract carries an estimated 123 million cubic feet (3.5 million cubic meters) of water per second. That’s equivalent to almost 2,000 Niagara Falls at peak flow.

9. World’s largest Ship: Seawise Giant

Seawise Giant

Its length is 458.45 m (1,504.10 ft), draft 24.611 m (80.74 ft) and depth is 29.8 m (97.77 ft).

10. World’s largest railway station: Grand Central Termina

Grand Central Terminal

New York’s Grand Central Terminal is the world’s largest station in terms of platform capacity. It has 44 platforms and 67 tracks over two levels below ground. It is Covering an area of 48 acres.

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