List of Major Rivers in India

Ganges River
Photo by Aleksandr Zykov via Flickr

India is the Country with all kind of Climate all around, and most of the rivers startup from Himalaya and Karakoram ranges lies on North of the country, the Western Ghats in the South, Vindhya and Satpura range in Central India. There is thousands of Rivers take birth and some of the Rivers are listed in the largest River in the World. The Ganges is the Major River in India, which takes birth in Himalayan Range and merges into the Bay of Bengal. Western Ghats Ranges is the Huge Place for Natural Wonders such as Huge Mountain ranges, Waterfalls, Deep Forests and many Rivers Starts their journey to the Sea from here. Himalayan Ranges is the Icy Place which contains the huge amount of Ice and that causes Huge Rivers.

River Name
Birth Place
Location of Merge
Ganges Riverwestern HimalayasBay of Bengal2,525 kmBay of Bengal
Beas RiverHimachal PradeshArabian Sea470 kmArabian Sea
Chenab RiverJammu and KashmirUch Sharif, Pakistan960 kmIndus River
Jhelum RiverPanjabPakistan813 kmChenab River
Ravi RiverChamba district of Himachal PradeshArabian Sea720kmIndo-Pak border into the Chenab River
Sutlej RiverPunjab RegionArabian Sea529 kmArabian Sea
Brahmaputra RiverHimalayasBay of Bengal2,900 kmBay of Bengal
GodavariTrimbak, MaharashtraAntarvedi1,465 kmBay of Bengal
KrishnaMahabaleswarHamasaladeevi1,300 kmBay of Bengal
KaveriTalakaveri, KarnatakaTamilnadu765 kmBay of Bengal
MahanadiChhattisgarhOrissa858 kmBay of Bengal

Note: The above list of Major Rivers of India ranked by total volume and length of the rivers.

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