Friday, February 14, 2020

Rivers of India - Length, Origin, State, Tributary

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Rivers of India

There are many Rivers and their Tributaries in India. We will give information about all Rivers one by one.

Total Lengthकुल लम्बाई
Basin Sizeघाटी का आकार
Origin Placeउदगम स्थल
Statesराज्य जिनसे होकर गुज़रती है
Countryदेश जिनमें बहती है
Tributaryउप-नदियाँ या सहायक नदियाँ

1.  Sindhu River (Indus River)

Total Length: 3,180 km
Basin Size: 1,165,000 km2
Origin Place: Near Man Sarovar Lake, Tibet Plateau
States: Ladakh, Punjab
Country: China, India, Pakistan
Tributary: Satluj River (Tibet), Vyas River, Jhelum River, Chenab River, Ravi River, Shingar River, Gilgit River, Shyok River, Jammu and Kashmir River, Leh River
·        It is one of the longest rivers in Asia.
·        It is also known as Indus River.

2.  Jhelum River

Total Length: 725 km
Basin Size: 33,342 km2
Origin Place: Shesh Naag Lake, Jammu , and Kashmir
States: Punjab & Kashmir Valley
Country: India, Pakistan
Tributary: Kishan River, Ganga River, Punch Lidar River, Karewal River, Sindh River (J&K)

3.  Chenab River

Total Length: 960 km
Basin Size: 75,369 km2
Origin Place: Baralacha La Pass
States: Himachal Pradesh
Country: India
Tributary: Chandrabhaga (J&K)

4.  Ravi River

Total Length: 720 km
Basin Size: 14,442 km2
Origin Place: Bara Bangal, Himalaya Mountain
States: Himachal Pradesh
Country: India, Pakistan
Tributary: Saho River, Siul Punjab

5.  Sutlej River

Total Length: 1,450 km
Basin Size: 395,000 km2
Origin Place: Rakastaal Near Man Sarovar
States: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
Country: China, India, Pakistan
Tributary: Beas River, Spiti River, Baspa River

6.  Beas River

Total Length: 470 km
Basin Size: 20,303 km2
Origin Place: Rohtang Pass, Beas Kund
States: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
Country: India
Tributary: Tirthan River, Parvati River, Hurla River

7.  Ganga River

Total Length: 2,525 km
Basin Size: 1,080,000 km2
Origin Place: Gaumukh Near Gangotri, Uttarakhand
States: 11 Indian States – Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, West Bengal, and Delhi.
Country: India, Nepal, China, Bangladesh
Tributary: Yamuna River, Ramganga River, Gomti River, Baghmati River, Gandak River, Koshi River, Son River, Alaknanda River, Bhagirathi River, Pindaar River, Mandakini River

8.  Yamuna River

Total Length: 1,376 km
Basin Size: 366,223 km2
Origin Place: Yamunotri Glacier, Yamunotri
States: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Delhi.
Country: India
Tributary: Chambal River, Betwa River, Ken River, Tonse River, Giri River, Kali River, Sindh River, Aasan River

9.  Ram Ganga River

Total Length: 596 km
Basin Size: 30,641 km2
Origin Place: Namik Glacier, Himalayas
States: Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
Country: India
Tributary: Khon River

10.    Ghaghara River

Total Length: 1,080 km
Basin Size: 127,950 km2
Origin Place: Mapsatung Nepal, Himalayas
States: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
Country: China, Nepal, India
Tributary: Glacier Sharda, Karnali River, Kuwana River, Rapti River, Chaunkiya River

11.    Gandak River

Total Length: 630 km
Basin Size: 46,300 km2
Origin Place: Nepal Tibet Border Near Mustang
States: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar
Country: China, Nepal, India
Tributary: Kaali Gandak River, Trishul River, Ganga River

12.    Koshi River (Saptkoshi River)

Total Length: 729 km
Basin Size: 74,500 km2
Origin Place: Saptakoshi (Gonsaidham), Nepal
States: Bihar
Country: China, Nepal, India
Tributary: Indravati River, Taamur River, Arun River

13.    Chambal River

Total Length: 1,024 km
Basin Size: 143,219 km2
Origin Place: Janapav Mountain near Mau
States: Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
Country: India
Tributary: Kali Sindhi River, Sipta River, Parvati River, Banaas River

14.    Betwa River

Total Length: 590 km
Basin Size: 19,365 km2
Origin Place: Vindhya Range, Madhya Pradesh
States: Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
Country: India
Tributary: Bina River, Dhasaan River

15.    Son River

Total Length: 784 km
Origin Place: Amarkantak Hills
States: Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar
Country: India
Tributary: Rihand River, Kunhad River, Gopad River

16.    Damodar River

Total Length: 592 km
Basin Size: 23,370 km2
Origin Place: South East Chhota Nagpur Plateau
States: Jharkhand, West Bengal
Country: India
Tributary: Konar River, Jamuniya River, Barakar Jharkhand, West Bengal

17.    Brahmaputra River

Total Length: 2,900 km
Basin Size: 712,035 km2
Origin Place: Bhagirath Glacier, Man Sarovar Lake
States: Jharkhand, West Bengal
Country: China, India, Bangladesh
Tributary: Ghansiri River, Kapili River, Suwansiti River, Manas River, Lohit River, Nova River, Padma River, Dihang River, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam

18.    Mahanadi River

Total Length: 858 km
Basin Size: 141,600 km2
Origin Place: Near Sinhawa Raipur
States: Chhattisgarh, Odisha
Country: India
Tributary: Seonath River, Hasdeo River, Ong River, ib River, Parry River, Jonk River, Telen River

19.    Vaitarna River

Total Length: 154 km
Basin Size: 3,795 km2
Origin Place: Kyonjhar Palteau, Udissa
States: Odisha
Country: India

20.    Subarnarekha River

Total Length: 474 km
Basin Size: 18,951 km2
Origin Place: Chhota Nagpur Plateau, Jharkhand
States: Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal
Country: India
Tributary: Dulang River, Kanchi River, Kharkai River, Raru, River, Garru River

21.    Godavari River

Total Length: 1,465 km
Basin Size: 312,812 km2
Origin Place: Nasik Hills
States: Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha
Country: India
Tributary: Pranhita River, Penganga River, Vardha River, Venganga River, Indrawati River, Manjira River, Purna River

22.    Krishna River

Total Length: 1,400 km
Basin Size: 258,948 km2
Origin Place: Near Mahabaleshwar
States: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
Country: India
Tributary: Koyna River, Yarla River, Varna River, Panchganga River, Dudhganga River, Maalprabha River, Bhima River, Tungbhadra River, Musi River

23.    Kaveri River

Total Length: 805 km
Basin Size: 81,155 km2
Origin Place: Brahmgiri Near Kerkara
States: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Country: India
Tributary: Hemavati River, Lokpawna River, Shimla River, Bhavani River, Amravati River, Swarnvati River

24.    Narmada River

Total Length: 1,312 km
Basin Size: 97,410 km2
Origin Place: Narmada Kund, Amarkantak Choti (Plateau)
States: Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat
Country: India
Tributary: Tawa River, Sher River, Shakkar River, Dudhi River, Burhner River