- The Ganges, also Ganga, is a river of Asia which flows start with the nations of India ends at Bangladesh.
- It is the largest river in India.
- Unfortunately Its listed in 5th place in World largest polluted rivers.
- Ganga River, considered the holiest of all Indian rivers.
- The water of river Ganga is used for irrigation, power generating, and consumption.
- Ganga river is the only river in India which flows in 365 days without the speed of flows.
- Winter season it used to flow with rains whereas in summer seasons the rivers flows by melting the Formed Ice.
Varanasi Sacred Place for Hindus :
- Varanasi stands on the banks of river Ganga. A large number of pilgrims visit the holy city from all parts of India and the world.
- Hindus from India and all over the world belied that the Ganga River as the most powerful sacred place at varanasi.
Country : India, Bangladesh
States : Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong
Branches : Ramganga, Gomti, Ghaghara, Gandak, Koshi, Mahananda, Yamuna, Tamsa, Son, Punpun
Cities : Rishikesh, Haridwar, Farrukhabad, Kanpur, Jajmau, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Buxar, Ballia, Patna, Hajipur, Munger, Bhagalpur
Source : Gangotri Glacier, Satopanth Glacier, Khatling Glacier, and waters from melted snow from such peaks as Nanda Devi, Trisul, Kedarnath, Nanda Kot, and Kamet.
Location : Uttarakhand, India
Elevation : 3,892 m (12,769 ft)
Coordinates : 30°59’N 78°55’E
Length : 2,525 km (1,569 mi)
Depth : 17 m (56 ft)
Basin : 1,080,000 km2 (416,990 sq mi)
Discharge : Bay of Bengal 38,129 m3/s
- 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.
- Ganga is the 3rd most largest discharge rivers in the world. It has an average discharge of about 42,470 m³/second.