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List of Rivers in India | GK

Posted on : June 6th 2019, 1:32 am

River Systems of India

Name Length (km) Area Originates From Ends in Places Benefited
Indus 3180/ 1114 in India 3,21,289 Sq.Km. in Tibet in northern slopes of Mount Kailash Arabian sea India and Pakistan
Ganga (Bhagirathi) 2525 1.08 million Sq.Km. Gangotri in Uttrakhand Bay of Bengal Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Bihar, West Bengal
Yamuna (Jamuna) 1376 366223 Sq.Km. Yamunotri in Garhwall Bay of Bengal Delhi, Haryana and UP
Brahmaputra 916 - in India 194413 Sq.Km. - in India Angsi glacier in Tibet Bay of Bengal Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
Kaveri (Dakshina Ganga or Ganges of the south) 765 81155 Sq.Km. Brahmagiri hills in Kogadu, Karnataka Bay of Bengal Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
Godavari 1465 3,12,812 Sq.Km. Triambakeshwar in Maharashtra Bay of Bengal South-eastern part of Andhra Pradesh
Krishna 1400 258948 Sq.Km. Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra Bay of Bengal Maharashtra & Andhra Pradesh
Narmada 1312 98,796 Sq.Km. Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh Arabian Sea Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
Tapti 724 65,300 Sq.Km. Betul district of Madhya Pradesh in the Satpura range Arabian Sea Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
Mahanadi 858 1,41,600 Sq.Km. Sihava mountains of Chhattisgarh Bay of Bengal Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa
Vaigai 258 7,741Sq.Km. Varusanadu Hills Bay of Bengal Madurai in Tamil Nadu
Periyar 244 5,398 Sq.Km. Sivagiri peaks of Sundaramala, Tamil Nadu. Bay of Bengal Tamil Nadu and Kerala
Thamirabarani 185 4,400 Sq.Km. Agastyarkoodam peak of Pothigai hills of the Western Ghats, Gulf of Mannar Tamil Nadu