Rivers Of India

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Rivers Of India
Rivers Of India

Rivers Of India

Rivers Of India: The Indus, Brahmaputra, Narmada, Tapi, Godavari, Krishna, and Mahanadi are the seven most important Indian rivers.

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Indians depend on the river system for electricity, irrigation, transportation, potable water, and a means of subsistence.

Major Rivers Of India

S.No. River Name Length (K.M.) Origin States
1 Indus 3,180 In Tibet Kalish Range 5080 mts. Gilgit-Baltistan, Jammu and Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh, Tibet
2 Brahmaputra 2,900 Lake Manasarovar Assam, Arunachal,Tibet
3 Ganga 2,525 Gangotri Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal
4 Sutlej 1,500 Mount Kailash Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
5 Godavari 1,465 Nasik Hills Maharashtra, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh
6 Krishna 1,400 Near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
7 Yamuna 1,376 Garhwall in Yamunotri Uttarakhand,Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi
8 Narmada 1,315 Amarkantak hill in Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat
9 Ghaggar 1080 Shivalik Hills, Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan
10 Chenab 960 Panjnad Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
11 Gomti 900 Gomat Taal Uttarpradesh, Gujarat,
12 Bhima 861 Krishna River Maharashtra, Karnataka,Telangana
13 Mahanadi 858 Amarkantak Plateau Chhattisgarh, Odisha
14 Son 784 Ganga Madhya pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
15 Kaveri 765 Hills of Coorg, Karnataka Karnataka, Tamilnadu,
16 Jehlam 725 Pir Panjal Range Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir,
17 Tapti 724 Bettul Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat
18 Koshi 720 Ganga Shigatse Prefecture, Janakpur,  Koshi,  Bihar
19 Ravi 720 Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
20 Gandaki 630 Nepal Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar

list of rivers in India

S.No. River Name Length (K.M.) Origin States
21 Peena 597 Nandi Hills Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka
22 Ramganga 596 Ganga Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
23 Damodar 592 Hoogly River, Howrah Jharkhand, Bengal
24 Betwa 590 Vindhya Range Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
25 Mahi 580 Gulf of Khambhat ,  Arabian Sea Madhya Pradesh, Vindhyas
26 Indravati 535 Kalahandi Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra
27 Tungabhadra 531 Krishna Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh,Telangana
28 Benas 512 Rohtang Pass Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
29 Brahmani 480 Bay of Bengal Odisha
30 Beas 470 Sutlej Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
31 Subarnarek 395 Bay of Bengal Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal
32 Sabarmati 371 Dhebar Lake Aravalli Range, Udaipur
33 Mahanada 360 Lakshadweep Sea, Vembanad Lake West Bengal, Bihar
34 Sharda 350  Ganga Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
35 Teesta 309 Brahmaputra Sikkim, India, West Bengal, India, Bangladesh
36 Hugli (Hooghly) 260 Ganga West Bengal, Kolkata
37 Vaigai 258 Periyar Plateau Tamil Nadu,
38 Periyar 244 Cardaman Hills Kerala, Tamil Nadu
39 Bhagirathi 205 Ganga Uttarakhand,
40 Alaknanda 190 Ganga Uttarakhand

 

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