Longest word
Who
a compound 'word' of 195 Sanskrit characters
Where
When
Lengthy concatenations and some compound, agglutinative and nonce words can be written in the closed-up style of a single word. The longest known example is a compound 'word' of 195 Sanskrit characters (transliterating to 428 letters in the Roman alphabet) describing the region near Kanci, Tamil Nadu, India, which appears in a 16th-century work by Tirumal√£mb√£, Queen of Vijayangara.