List of Notable Rivers in Karnataka

Talakaveri - Birth place of river Kaveri

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There are hundreds of Huge and tiny rivers with several tributaries, Most of the rivers take birth in Western Ghats ranges and Hill Stations with high altitude. Karnataka filled with natural diversities except north part of the State, and covers about 300 km of coastline that place for many rivers merge. Kaveri is the longest and largest river at length of 765 km originates in Talakaveri of Karnataka which merges in Tamil Nadu. The following List of Rivers which are taking birth in Karnataka State and tiny Rivers are ignored from the list.

River Name
District
Origin
Length (km)
Mouth
KaveriCoorg (Kodagu)Talakaveri765Bay of Bengal
TungabhadraChikmagalurKudali531 merge to Krishna river
PennerChikkaballapuraNandi Hills597 Bay of Bengal
KaliUttara KannadaDiggi184Arabian Sea
PalarKolarNandi Hills348Bay of Bengal
ArkavatiChikkaballapuraNandi Hills193merge to Kaveri River
BhadraChikmagalurGangamoola147Bay of Bengal
ChakraUdupiKundapura-Arabian Sea
GangavalliDharwadGangavalli152Arabian Sea
MalaprabhaBelgaumSoraba304 merge to Krishna river
KumaradharaDakshina KannadaSulliaArabian Sea
MandoviBelgaumBhimgad77 Arabian Sea
NetravatiChikmagalurGangamoolaArabian Sea
PonnaiyarChikkaballapurNandidurg400Bay of Bengal
SharavathiShimogaAmbutheertha128 Arabian Sea
ShimshaTumkurDevarayanadurga221 merge to Kaveri River
TungaChikmagalurGangamoola147merge to Bhadra River
VaradaShimogaVardamoolamerge to Tungabadhra
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