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Indian River Origin Destinations, Length, Tributaries

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Indian River Origin Destination, Length, Tributaries

List of important rivers of India with details such as their source, endpoint, length, tributaries, and number 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:

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:

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:

Source: Near Mahabaleshwar, Satara district in Maharashtra.

Length: 1,400 km

Destination: 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:

Source: Talakaveri, Western Ghats mountain range in Karnataka.

Length: 765 km

Destination: 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:

Source: Narmada Kund, Amarkantak Plateau in Madhya Pradeshl

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:

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:

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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