Indian Geography-Rivers

No. Rivers
1. The Narmada and Tapati are flowing towards west.
2. Except Narmada and Tapati, all the rivers in peninsular plateau are flowing towards East.
3. The rivers in the south of the country are Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery.
4. The rivers Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery drain into Bay of Bengal.
5. Godavari is the largest among the peninsular rivers.
6. The second largest river among the peninsular rivers is Krishna.
7. The river Godavari flows for the distance of 1450 kms.
8. The drainage basin area of Godavari is 3,12,812 sq.kms.
9. The drainage basin of Godavari spread in the states of Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
10. The river Godavari rises at Trayambak.
11. The total drainage area of the river Ganga is 8,61,404 sq.kms.
12. The total length of the river Ganga is 2,510 kms.
13. The river Ganga flows in Uttar pradesh for the distance of 1,450 kms.
14. The length of Ganga in Bihar is 445 kms.
15. The length of Ganga in West Bengal is 520 kms.
16. Ganga is the largest drainage basin in India.
17. In Bangladesh the river Ganga is called as Padma.
18. Before the joining the Bay of Bengal Brahmaputra river joins with Padma.
19. Brahmaputra rises at Schemayoungdung glacier.
20. Where do the schemayoungdung glacier located at South-West of Mansarovar lake.
21. The river Brahmaputra first enters into the state of Arunachal pradesh.
22. The Brahmaputra river in Arunachal pradesh is called as Dihang.
23. The total length of Brahmaputra river is 2900 kms.
24. The distance that the Brahmaputra river flow in India is 725.
25. Brahmaputra river is noted for floods.
26. Trayambak is located in the Nasik district of Maharashtra.
27. The river Krishna flows for the distance of 1296 kms.
28. The drainage area of river Krishna is 2,58,948 sq. kms.
29. The river Krishna rises near Mahabaleswar.
30. The river Krishna flows through Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
31. Mahabaleshwar is located in Maharashtra.
32. The drainage basin of river Mahanadi is 1,41,600 sq.kms.
33. The river Mahanadi rises near Sivalik in Bastar hills.
34. The river Godavari joins Bay of Bengal near Rajamandry.
35. Bastar hills are located in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
36. The river Mahanadi flows for the distance of 890 kms.
37. The drainage basin of river Cauvery is 87,900 sq.kms.
38. The drainage area of the river Cauvery covers in the states of Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Kerala.
39. The river Cauvery rises in the Brahmagiri hills.
40. Brahmagiri hills located in Coorg district in Karnataka.
41. Cauvery river flow for the distance of 760 kms.
42. Cauvery reach the Bay of Bengal at Kaveripatnam.
43. Kaveripatnam is in the state of Tamilnadu.
44. River Narmada rise Amarantak.
45. Amarantak is located in Mikal hills.
46. River narmada flows for the distance of 1290.
47. The drainage basin of the river Narmada consists in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
48. The river Tapati rises near Multai.
49. Multai is located in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh.
50. The river Tapati flows for the distance of 724 kms.
51. The drainage basin of river Tapti consists in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
52. Narmada, Tapti, Sabarmati and Mahi are the west flowing rivers.
53. Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers are called Himalayan rivers.
54. Indus river rises at Manasasarovar.
55. The total length of the river Indus is 3000 kms.
56. The distance that the Indus river flow in India is 709 kms.
57. The Indus river flows in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
58. The Indus river joins with Arabian sea.
59. The drainage area of Indus river is 3,21,290 sq.kms.
60. Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej are the important tributaries of the Indus.
61. The river Ganga is formed by the streams Alaknanda and Bhagirathi.
62. The streams Alaknanda and Bhagirathi unite at Devaprayag.
63. The stream Alaknanda rises near Garhwal (Tibet border).
64. Bhagirathi rises at Gangotri peak.