Brahmaputra River Facts - Factins -Biggest River in India


The Brahmaputra River has its source in southwest Tibet.

The overall length of the Brahmaputra River is approximately 1,800 miles (2,900 km). Which is considered as the longest revers which flows in India.

The river is named as Tsangpo-Brahmaputra River.

Average height is 4,000 meters (13,000 ft), it is also called as the tallest of the important rivers in the world
On certain occasions, the river is as broad as 10 km (6.2 mi) in Assam.

Teesta is one of the important rivers in northeast India . The river is located in the state of Sikkim in India.It is stated to be the lifeline of Sikkim, running for nearly the whole stretch of the state.

The Subansiri River is the biggest tributary of the Upper Brahmaputra River. The river is also named as the Gold River. The Subansiri is the lifeline for a large number of people living in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts. The river moves down through the green tropical rain-forest in Arunachal Pradesh.

Tsang-Po River is also known as Yarlung Zango River. It is one of the major tributaries of the Brahmaputra River. Kayaking is a popular adventure sports activity on the waters of this river.

The Jamuna is one of the key tributaries of the Brahmaputra River. It is also one of the three major rivers in Bangladesh.


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Brahmaputra River Map (Source)


Quick Facts:

Header Information
Countries China, India, Bangladesh
States Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
Autonomous Region Tibet
Branches Dibang River, Lohit River, Dhansiri River, Kolong River, kameng river, Manas River, Raidak River, Jaldhaka River, Teesta River, Subansiri River
City Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Tezpur
Source Himalayas, Tibet
Elevation 5,210 m (17,093 ft)
Coordinates 30°23’N 82°0’E
Length 3,848 km (2,390 mi)
Depth 38 meters(124 feet)
Basin 712,035 km2 (274,900 sq mi)
Discharge Bay of Bengal19,800 m3/s


Inspirational Facts:

Supplied by the waters of the Brahmaputra and the Ganges, this river system creates the Ganges Delta, which is the biggest river delta in the world.

Brahmaputra twists near Mount Namcha Barwa and creates the Yarlung Tsangpo gorge, which is considered as one of the deepest gorges in the world.


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