Important Rivers in India

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  1. Ganges

ganges-Important Rivers In India

  • Length:2525 km
  • Sources: Gangotri Glacier, Nanda Kot, Nanda Devi, Satopanth Glacier, Kedarnath, Kamet, Trisul
  • Cities: Haridwar, Varanasi, Allahabad, Kolkata, Patna, Kanpur, Ghazipur
  • Bridges: Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Digha–Sonpur Bridge, MORE
  1. Yamuna

Yamuna

  • Length: 1,376 km
  • Sources: Yamunotri, Champasar Glacier
  • Bridges: Nizamuddin Bridge, Old Naini Bridge
  • Cities: Delhi, Agra, Allahabad, Mathura, Yamunanagar, Noida, Kalpi, Etawah, Firozabad, Baghpat, Hamirpur
  • Mouths: Ganges, Triveni Sangam
  1. BrahmaputraBrahmaputra River

  • Length: 2,900 km
  • Source: Himalayas
  • Autonomous Region: Tibet
  • Mouth: Bay of Bengal
  • Tributaries: Teesta River, Lohit River, Subansiri River, MORE
  • Bridges: Bhupen Hazarika Setu, Bogibeel Bridge, Kolia Bhomora Setu, Naranarayan Setu
  1. Indus

indus River india

  • Length: 3,180 km
  • Primary source: Sengage Zangbo
  • Secondary source: Gar Tsangpo
  • Basin: 1,165,000 km2 (449,809 sq mi)
  • Tributaries: Sutlej, Jhelum River, Chenab River, Ravi River, MORE
  • Sources: sengge zangbo, Tibetan Plateau, Gar River
  1. Mahanadi

Mahanadi

  • Length: 858 km
  • Basin area: 141,600 km²
  • Source: Sihawa
  • Country: India
  • Bridges: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Setu
  • Mouths: Indian Ocean, False Point
  1. Godavari

Godavari

  • Length: 1,465 km
  • Source: Brahmagiri Mountain
  • Basin: 312,812 km2 (120,777 sq mi)
  • Country: India
  • Bridges: Godavari Bridge, Old Godavari Bridge, Godavari Arch Bridge
  1. Krishna

Krishna River

  • Length: 1,465 km
  • Source: Brahmagiri Mountain
  • Basin: 312,812 km2 (120,777 sq mi)
  • Country: India
  • Bridges: Godavari Bridge, Old Godavari Bridge, Godavari Arch Bridge
  1. Kaveri

kaveri river

  • Length: 765 km
  • Basin: 81,155 km2 (31,334 sq mi)
  • Source: Talakaveri
  • Mouth: Bay of Bengal
  • Country: India
  • Cities: Tiruchirappalli, Talakaveri, Srirangapatna, Talakadu, Puhar.
  1. Narmada

Narmada River

  • Length: 1,312 km
  • Source: Amarkantak
  • Country: India
  • Bridges: 3rd Narmada Bridge
  • Cities: Jabalpur, Vadodara
  • Mouths: Arabian Sea, Gulf of Khambhat
  1. Tapi

Tapi River

  • Length: 724 km
  • Basin area: 65,145 km²
  • Source: Satpura Range
  • Country: India
  • Cities: Surat, Burhanpur, Nashik, Bhusawal, Jalgaon, Amravati.
  • Mouths: Arabian Sea, Gulf of Khambhat

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