Top 10 Rivers in India

Top 10 Rivers of India

About Top 10 Rivers in India

The Major Rivers of India has treated as a holy place with the significance of religious sign. All states of India are consists of many rivers. These Top 10 Rivers of India are considered as a freshwater and join with the following seas, rivers, oceans and lakes. The following are the Major Rivers in India and also Top 10 Rivers in India which flows through Himalayan Mountains the Indus River, The Brahmaputra River and the Ganges River. It is also one of the Interesting Facts about the Himalayas.

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Top 10 Rivers of India

The following are the Top 10 Rivers of India:

  • The Indus River
  • Godavari River
  • Yamuna River
  • Mahanadi River
  • Brahmaputra River
  • The Ganges River
  • Krishna River
  • Narmada River
  • Kaveri River
  • Tapti River

The above Top 10 Rivers of India will explain briefly in the following:

The Indus River

The Indus River is also called as The Sindhu River. It is the Longest River in India (Asia) and also one of the Top 10 Rivers of India

Length of River 3200 KM
Release Speed 6600 m3/sec
River Source Tibetan Plateau, Sengge Zangbo and Gar River
Entrance from The Arabian Sea, Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary
Flowing in Countries India, China and Pakistan
Flowing in Cities Peshawar, Mithankot, Jamshoro, Karachi, Gilgit, Rawalpindi, Thatta and Attock
Flowing in Islands Bukkur

 Godavari River

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Godavari River is also one of the Sacred Rivers and famous rivers in India. It is located near Nasik in the state of Maharashtra.

Length of River 1465 KM
Area of Basin 312,812 Sq. Km
River Source Brahmagiri Mountain
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Rajahmundry
Bridges Godavari Arch Bridge and Godavari Bridge

Yamuna River

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Yamuna River is also called as Jamna River. It is the Lifeline of Delhi and also the major rivers of India

Length of River 1376 KM
Area of Basin 366,223 Sq. Km
River Source Champasar Glacier and Yamunotri
Entrance from Triveni Sangam
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Allahabad, Yamuna Nagar, Delhi, Baghpat, Kalpi, Agra, Mathura, Noida, Etawah, Firozabad, Hamirpur
Bridges Allahabad and New Yamuna Bridge

Mahanadi River

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Mahanadi River is also one of the Important Rivers in India located in the state of Chhattisgarh of East Central India

Length of River 858 KM
Release Speed 2119m3/sec
River Source Sihawa
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Sambalpur, Odisha, Subalaya, Cuttack, Sonepur, Boudh and Birmaharajpur
Bridges 2nd Mahanadi Rail Bridge

Brahmaputra River

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The Brahmaputra River is also one of the India Rivers. It is also called as Jamuna in Bengali, Tsangpo in Tibetan, Yarlung Zangbo Jiang in Chinese.

Length of River 2900 KM
Release Speed 19300 m3/sec
River Source Himalayas
Entrance from The Bay of Bengal
Flowing in Countries India, Bangladesh and China
Flowing in Cities Guwahati
Bridges Saraighat Bridge

The Ganges River

Ganges River
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The Ganges River is also one of the 03 Rivers of Himalayan Mountains. It is declared as “National River of India”

Length of River 2525 KM
Release Speed 12020 m3/sec
River Source Kedarnath, Trisul, Gangotri Glacier, Nanda Kot, Nanda Devi, Satopanth Glacier, Kamet
Entrance from The Bay of Bengal
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Haridwar, Kolkata, Patna, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Allahabad, Kanpur
Bridges Vidyasagar Setu and Mahatma Gandhi Setu

Krishna River

The Krishna River is also one of the Holy Place for Hindus. The Krishna Pushkaralu is the most significant Hindus festival comes once in 12 years. The Telangana State, Andhra Pradesh State and Karnataka State peoples will visit the Krishna River during Krishna Pushkaralu and offer their Prayers

Krishna River
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Length of River 1400 KM
River Source Mahabaleshwar
Entrance from Bay of Bengal, Hamsaladeevi
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Hamsaldeevi, Vijayawada and Sangli
Flowing in Islands Bhavani Island

Narmada River

The Narmada River is the 05th Longest River in India. It is also one of the Major Rivers of India as well as Top 10 Rivers of India.

Narmada River
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Length of River 1312 KM
Area of Basin 98,796 Sq. Km
River Source Amarkantak
Entrance from Gulf of Khambhat
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Vadodara and Jabalpur
Bridges Golden Bridge

Kaveri River

The Kaveri River is also written as Cauvery in English which rises in the Western Ghats and flows through the east and south side in Tamil Nadu State and Karnataka State

Kaveri River
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The following are the features of Kaveri River:

Length of River 765 KM
Area of Basin 72,000 Sq. Km
River Source Western Ghats
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Talakaveri, Srirangapatna, Tiruchirappalli and Thanjavur
Bridges Kavari Bridge

Tapti River

In Central India, the Tapti River is also spelled as Tapi River. It is one of the Top 10 Rivers in India and also the Major Rivers of India.

Tapti River
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The following are the features of Tapti River:

Length of River 724 KM
Area of Basin 65,142 Sq. Km
River Source Satpura Range
Entrance from Gulf of Khambhat
Flowing in Countries India
Flowing in Cities Burhanpur, Jalgaon, Surat and Bhusawal

 

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