Highways plays an important role in country development, As India stands second among other countries in the world to have largest road network.which stretches to 5.89 million km. Here are some of longest national highway in india
These road network transport 64.5% goods and 90% of passengers of the country. Over 1.8% of total indian roads are consumed by national highways.
List Of Top 10 Longest National Highway in India
1. National Highway 44
NH 44(National Highway 44) is the longest national highway in india among other national highways, which connects 11 states and 30 important cities. and it stretches from Srinagar(Jammu Kashmir) to Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu).
National Highway 44 was formed by merging seven National highways together which made an incredible longest national highway in india for long drive and travel enthusiasts.
NH 44 Total Distance: 3,745 km
2. National Highway 27
NH 27 is the second longest national highway in india which connects eastern part of India with western part of India.It also connects 7 states and 47 major cities.
NH 27 runs from porbandar in Gujarat to silchar in Assam and it is consider as economic pulse of the country.
NH 27 Total Distance: 3,507 km
3. National Highway 48
This National Highway connects the northern states with southern states of India. NH 48 highway starts from New Delhi and ends in Chennai.
This is one of the longest national highway in india and most used national highways as it connects major states and cities of India with each other.
NH 48 Total Distance: 2,807 km
4. National Highway 52
National highway 52 is one among the longest national highway in india which starts from Sangrur,punjab to Ankola, Karnataka.
It connects major states like Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka.
NH 52 Total Distance: 2,317 km
5. National Highway 30
NH 30 is a primary and safest national highway in india, where accident casualties are less when compared to other national highways.
National Highway 30 connects Sitarganj in Uttarakhand with Ibrahimpatnam, Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.
NH 30 Total Distance: 1,984.3 km
6. National Highway 6
National Highway 6 is one of the longest national highway in india which passes through northeastern part of india. Which start at Hajira, Gujarat and ends at Kolkata, West Bengal.
Under the new National Highway numbering system NH 6 has been designated as Economic corridor 1.
NH 6 Total Distance: 1,949 km
7. National Highway 53
NH 53 connects Hajira,Gujarat and Paradeep Port,Odisha. NH 53 transits through major states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Odisha in India.
NH 53 Total Distance: 1,795 km
8. National Highway 16
NH 16 is one of the longest national highway in india which runs along states like West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu.
National highway 16 is a part of Golden quadrilateral project.
NH 16 Total Distance: 1,711 km
9. National Highway 66
NH 66 is a 4 lane National highway which runs froms Panvel, Maharashtra to Kanyakumari, Tamil nadu.
It also connects states like Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu. It is one among the longest national highway in india which is most loved and travelled highway by tourist.
NH 66 Total Distance: 1,622 km
10. National Highway 19
NH 19 is stretches’ between Delhi and Kolkata, And it is a part of asian highway network which links Tokyo with Turkey.
National Highway 19 is on of the the busiest and longest national highway in india.
NH 19 Total Distance: 1,435 km
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FAQ on National Highway India 2021
Q.1 Which is the longest national highway in india?
Ans : NH 44 is the longest national highway in india which runs over 3,745 km from Srinagar to Kanyakumari.
Q.2 Which is the shortest national highway in india?
Ans : NH 118 and NH 548 are the shortest national highway in india which runs over length of 5km.
Q.3 Which is the longest highway in the world?
Ans : The Pan-American Highway is the longest highway in the world which runs over length of 30,000 km. It connects between north america and south america and connects over 14 countries.