The Indus River :

It is the longest river in India, length is about 3180 km. It is also know as Sindhu Nad, The Indus River provides key water resources for Pakistan’s economy. Its estimated annual flow stands at around 243 km3, twice that of the Nile River.

The Indus River Sindhu


The Brahmaputra River :

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.

Brahmaputra River

The Ganga River :

The Ganges, also Ganga, is a river of Asia which flows start with the nations of India ends at Bangladesh. Its the largest river in India.



The Godavari River :

Godavari river is also known as Dakshin Ganga and Gautami. It  is one of the longest rivers in India and its the longest river in south india. Total length is about 1465 km. It starts with Trimbak in Nashik District of Maharashtra state and flows east across the Deccan Plateau into the Bay of Bengal in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Godavari River View

The Sutlej River :

Sutlej is a  tributary of the Indus River. It is the longest of the five rivers that flow through Punjab in northern India and Pakistan. The Sutlej River is also known as Satadree. The source of the Sutlej is west of Lake Rakshastal in Tibet. Total length of Sutlej is 1,500 km.  Water from Sutlej river allocated to India according to the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960. Under this treaty, while India gained rights to the water of the Sutlej River, Pakistan was allotted rights to the Indus River water along with its western tributaries.

Amazing Sutlej River - Factins

The Krishna River :

Kishna River Facts - FactinsThe Krishna River is the fourth-biggest river inflows and river basin area in India, after the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra. The river is 1,300 kilometres long. Its also called as Krishnaveni.  The river functions for Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh.

The Yamuna River :

The Yamuna River

Yamuna River, also called Jumna, Its one of the major rivers of northern India. It flows across Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh states. It is an especially sacred place to Hindus and is the site of annual festivals and Kumbh Mela, which is held every 12 years and is attended by millions of devotees.

The Narmada River  :

Narmada River Facts - FactinsThe Narmada, also called the Rewa, it is in central India and the fifth longest river. Source of the Narmada is Narmada Kund, located at Amarkantak in Anuppur District, Madhya Pradesh. Narmada is the third longest river that flows entirely within India, after the Godavari, and the Krishna. People from Madhya Pradesh depends fully on Narmada River, they are considering narmada as “Life Line of Madhya Pradesh”.

The Ghaghara River :

The Ghaghara River - Factins

Ghaghara River also called as Kauriala. Its a big tributary of the Ganges River. Its Flows across the  Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states. The major tributaries—the Kuwana, the Rapti and Gandak. Its total Length is 1080 km. The Ghaghara River flows from Tibet to China, Nepal and India.

 The Chambal River :

the_chambal_river - Factins

Chambal River is one of the major rivers of northern India. It is the major tributary of the Yamuna River. It flows through Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh . The amazing is fact is Chambal River is considered pollution free river.  Its originates from Singar Chouri. The main tributaries of Chambal include the Banas and Mej rivers on the left and the Parbati, Kali Sindh and Shipra rivers on the right.

The Chenab River :

The Chenab River Facts - Factins

Chenab River flows through the Jammu region and in Punjab.The Chenab river water are allocated to Pakistan under the terms of the Indus Waters Treaty.  its total length of 1,200 km. It is the largest river of Himachal Pradesh in terms of volume of waters.

The Barak River :

The Chenab River Facts - Factins

Barak Rive originates from Manipur hills. The Barak River is one of the major rivers in Assam.It flows through Mizoram, Assam and ends with Bangladesh. The drainage area of the sub-basin lying in India is 41,157 sq. km which is nearly 1.38% of the total geographical area of the country.

The Gomti River :

The Gomti River Facts - Factins

The Gomti river also called as Gomati River.Its a tributary of the Ganga River.  The Gomati River is a small river in Rajasthan state of western India. Its originates near Mainko. Total Length of Gomti is 900km . The condition is the worst in Lucknow where most of the stretch of the river look like a drain. he total drainage area of the river is 30,437 sq. km. Sai river is its major tributaory having drainage area of 12,900 sq. km.

The Bhima River :

The Bhima River Facts - Factins

Also referred as Chandrabhaga River. The Bhima River is a major river in South India. It flows southeast for 861 kilometres through Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Telangana states. Its ends with krishna river. It originates near Bhimashankar Temple, Pune.  Major tributaries are Chandani, Kamini, Moshi, Bori, Sina, Man, Bhogavati river and Nira Major tributaries are Chandani, Kamini, Moshi, Bori, Sina, Man, Bhogavati river and Nira.

The Mahanadi River :

Mahanadi River Facts - Factins

The Son River :

The Son River Facts - Factins

The Kaveri River :

The Kaveri River Facts - Factins

The Jhelum River :

The Jhelum River Facts - Factins

The Tapti River :

The Tapti River Facts - Factins

Top 20 Longest Rivers in India
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