Indian River Origin Destination, Length, Tributaries
[List of rivers in India pdf] List of important rivers of India with details such as their source, endpoint, length, tributaries, and number(s) of states covered by them.
#1 The Ganga:
Source: Gangotri Glacier
Length: 2,525 km
Destination: The Bay of Bengal
Tributaries: Chambal, Betwa, Son, Damodar, Gomati, Ghaghra, Gandak, Kosi. Yamuna.
States Covered: Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand & West Bengal.
#2 Brahmaputra River:
Source: Himalaya, Tibetan plateau china.
Length: Length: 2,900 km
Destination: The Bay of Bengal.
Tributaries: Dihang River or Siang River, Teesta, Manas.
States Covered: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh.
#3 Yamuna River:
Source: Yamunotri Glacier, Champasar Glacier.
Length: 1,376 km
Destination: Merges with Ganga, Triveni Sangam.
Tributaries: Tons, Chambal, Hindon, Betwa and Ken, Hindon, Sharda.
States Covered: Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi.
#4 Indus River:
Source: Gar Tsangpo, Tibetan plateau china, Enter India at Jammu and Kashmir.
Length: Length: 3,180 km
Destination: Arabian sea near Sindh in Pakistan.
Tributaries: Beas Sutlej, Ravi, Chenab, Jhelum.
States Covered: Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab.
#5 Mahanadi River:
Source: Sihawa mountain, Dandakaranya In Chhattisgarh state of India.
Length: 858 km
Destination: The Bay of Bengal near Odisha state.
Tributaries: Seonath, Hasdeo, Mand, Ib, Ong, Tel, Jonk.
States Covered: Chhattisgarh, Odisha.
#6 Godavari River:
Source: Brahmagiri Mountain near Trimbakeshwar, Maharashtra.
Length: 1,465 km
Destination: Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh.
Tributaries: Purna, Pranhita, Indravati, Sabari River, Pravara, Manjira, Manair.
States Covered: Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh , Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, and Orissa. (Total 6 states)
#7 Krishna River:
Source: Near Mahabaleshwar, Satara district in Maharashtra.
Length: 1,400 km
Destination: The Bay of Bengal at Hamsaladeevi in Andhra Pradesh.
Tributaries: Bhima, Dindi, Musi, Venna, Koyna, Panchganga, Dudhganga, Ghataprabha.
State Covered: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana.
#8 Kaveri River:
Source: Talakaveri, Western Ghats mountain range in Karnataka.
Length: 765 km
Destination: The Bay of Bengal at Poompuhar in Tamil Nadu.
Tributaries: Shimsha, Hemavati, Arkavati, Kabini, Amaravati, Lokapavani.
State Covered: Tamilnadu (87%), Kerala (9%), Karnataka (4%).
#9 Narmada River:
Source: Narmada Kund, Amarkantak Plateau in Madhya Pradesh
Length: 1,312 km
Destination: Gulf of Khambhat, Arabian Sea.
Tributaries: Burhner, Banjar, Shakkar, Tawa, Hiran River, Tendoni, Kolar River, Orsang, Uri River.
States Covered: Madhya Pradesh (MP), Maharashtra and Gujarat. (Three States)
#10 Tapi or Tapti River:
Source: Multai, Satpura Range
Length: 724 km
Destination: Gulf of Khambhat (Arabian Sea).
Tributaries: Girna River, Gomai River, Mausam River, Panzara River, Purna River, Shiva River, Arunavati.
State Covered: Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat.
#11 Luni River:
Source: Pushkar valley of the Aravalli Range.
Length: 495 km
Destination: Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.
Tributaries: Sukri, and Jojari rivers.
State Covered: Rajasthan, Gujarat.
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