What are the 8 major rivers in India?

How many rivers are there in India List?

Complete List of Rivers |Their Lengths, Origins and Tributaries

S.No. Rivers Origin
1. Ganga Gangotri Glacier (Bhagirathi), Uttarakhand
2. Yamuna Yamunotri Glacier, Uttarakhand
3. Brahmaputra Himalayan Glacier in Tibet, but enters India in Arunachal Pradesh
4. Chambal Tributary of Yamuna river, starting at Madhya Pradesh

Which is one of the most famous river in India?

Hence, we bring you a list of the most important rivers in India.

  1. Ganga. The Ganges River is one of India’s longest rivers and is also the most scared river of the country. …
  2. Brahmaputra. …
  3. Indus. …
  4. Yamuna. …
  5. Narmada. …
  6. Godavari. …
  7. Beas. …
  8. Kaveri.

Which river is biggest in India?

At over three thousand kilometers long, the Indus is the longest river of India. It originates in Tibet from Lake Mansarovar before flowing through the regions of Ladakh and Punjab, joining the Arabian Sea at Pakistan’s Karachi port.

Which is longest river in world?


  • Nile: 4,132 miles.
  • Amazon: 4,000 miles.
  • Yangtze: 3,915 miles.

Which city is called City of Rivers?


City River
Bangalore Vrishabhavathi
Mangalore Netravati, Gurupura
Shimoga Tunga
Bhadravathi Bhadra

Which river is called King of waters?

The first European to explore the Amazon, in 1541, was the Spanish soldier Francisco de Orellana, who gave the river its name after reporting pitched battles with tribes of female warriors, whom he likened to the Amazons of Greek mythology.

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