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Top 10 Longest Rivers in India..

भारत नदियों का देश है और भारतीय नदी प्रणाली को दो भाग-हिमालयी नदियों और प्रायद्वीपीय नदियों में वर्गीकृत किया गया है।

देश के विकास में नदियाँ एक महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाती हैं। भारत नदियों का देश है और भारतीय नदी प्रणाली को दो भाग-हिमालयी नदियों और प्रायद्वीपीय नदियों में वर्गीकृत किया गया है। अधिकांश भारतीय नदियाँ पूर्व की ओर बहती हैं और बंगाल की खाड़ी में बहती हैं लेकिन भारत में केवल तीन नदियाँ हैं जो पूर्व से पश्चिम नर्मदा, माही और ताप्ती नदी तक जाती हैं।

Top 10 Longest Rivers in India

1. Indus River

Length (Km): 2900

Origin (Source): Originates in the northern slopes of the Kailash range in Tibet near Lake Manasarovar.

Tributaries: (Left tributaries-Zanskar River, Suru River, Soan River, Jhelum River, Chenab River, Ravi River, Beas River, Sutlej River, Panjnad River, Ghaggar-Hakra River, Luni River); (Right tributaries-Shyok River, Hunza River, Gilgit River, Swat River, Kunar River, Kabul River, Kurram River, Gomal River, Zhob River).

Discharge its water: Arabian Sea

2. Brahmaputra River

Length (Km): 2900

Origin (Source): Originates from Kailash ranges of Himalaya

Tributaries: (Left tributaries- Dibang River, Lohit River, Dhansiri River, Kolong River); (Right tributaries- Kameng River, Manas River, Beki River, Raidak River, Jaldhaka River, Teesta River, Subansiri River)

Discharge its water: Bay of Bengal

3. Ganga River

Length (Km): 2525

Origin (Source): Gangotri

Tributaries: (Left tributaries-Ramganga, Garra, Gomti, Ghaghara, Gandak, Burhi Gandak Koshi, Mahananda); (Right tributaries- Yamuna, Tamsa, Son, Punpun, Kiul, Karamnasa, Chandan).

Discharge its water: Bay of Bengal

4. Godavari River

Length (Km): 1465

Origin (Source): Originates near Nasik in Maharashtra

Tributaries: (Left tributaries- Banganga, Kadva, Shivana, Purna, Kadam, Pranahita, Indravati, Taliperu, Sabari); (Right tributaries– Nasardi, Darna, Pravara, Sindphana, Manjira, Manair, Kinnerasani).

Discharge its water: Bay of Bengal

5. Krishna River

Length (Km): 1400

Origin (Source): Originates in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 1337 m. just north of Mahabaleswar, about 64 km from the Arabian Sea.

Tributaries: (Left tributaries- Bhima, Dindi, Peddavagu, Musi, Paleru, Munneru; (Right tributaries- Venna, Koyna, Panchganga, Dudhaganga, Ghataprabha, Malaprabha, Tungabhadra).

Discharge its water: Bay of Bengal

6.  Yamuna River

Length (Km): 1376

Origin (Source): Originates from the Yamunotri glacier at the Banderpoonch peak in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand

Tributaries: (Left tributaries- Hindon, Sharda, Giri, Rishiganga, Hanuman Ganga, Sasur Khaderi); (Right tributaries- Chambal, Betwa, Ken, Sindh, Tons).

7. Narmada River

Length (Km):  1312

Origin (Source): Originates near Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh

Tributaries: (Left tributarties- Burhner River, Banjar River, Sher River, Shakkar River, Dudhi River, Tawa River, Ganjal River, Chhota Tawa River, Kaveri River, Kundi River, Goi River, Karjan River); (Right tributaries- Hiran River, Tendoni River, Choral River, Kolar River, Man River, Uri River, Hatni River, Orsang River).

Discharge its water: Arabian Sea

8.  Mahanadi River

Length (Km): 851

Origin (Source):  Originates from Raipur district of Chhattisgarh

Tributaries: (Left tributaries- Seonath, Mand, Ib, Hasdeo); (Right tributaries- Ong, parry river, Jonk, Telen)

9.  Cauvery River

Length (Km): 800

Origin (Source): Originates at Talakaveri in Coorg District of Karnataka in Brahmagiri Range of hills in the Western ghats

Tributaries: (Left tributaries- Harangi Reservoir, Hemavati, Shimsha, Arkavathy; (Right tributaries- Lakshmana Tirtha, Kabini, Bhavani River, Noyyal, Amaravati River, Moyar River).

10.  Tapi River

Length (Km): 724

Origin (Source): Satpura Range

Tributaries: Purna River, Girna River, Gomai, Panzara, Pedhi, Arna

Discharge its water: Gulf of Khambhat (Arabian Sea)