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Top-10 Longest Indian Rivers

1. Indus River

  • The Indus River (Sindhu River), one of the longest rivers in Asia.
  • Length: 3,200 km
  • Sources: Sênggê Zangbo, Tibetan Plateau, Gar River

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2. The Ganges River

  • The Ganga river, well known and declared as the National River of India.
  • Length: 2,525 km
  • Sources: Nanda Kot, Kedarnath, Nanda Devi, Trisul, Satopanth Glacier, Gangotri Glacier, Kamet

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3. Godavari River

  • The Godavari river, one of the sacred rivers of central India, near Nasik in Maharashtra.
  • Length: 1,465 km
  • Source: Brahmagiri Mountain

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4. Krishna River

  • The Krishna River, one of the longest rivers in central-southern India, rises in the Western Ghats near Mahabaleshwar.
  • Length: 1,400 km
  • Source: Mahabaleshwar

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5. Yamuna River

  • The Yamuna river, which is the lifeline of Delhi, also called Jumna, the major river in northern India.
  • Length: 1,376 km
  • Sources: Yamunotri, Champasar Glacier

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6. Narmada River

  • The Narmada river, which originates from the Amarkantak hill in Madhya Pradesh in central India and the 5th longest river in the Indian subcontinent.
  • Length: 1,312 km
  • Source: Amarkantak

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7. Mahanadi River

  • The Mahanadi River, one of the important rivers of Chhattisgarh State in East Central India.
  • Length: 858 km
  • Source: Sihawa

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8. Kaveri River

  • The Great Kaveri River, also written Cauvery in English, rises in the Western Ghats and flows in south and east through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
  • Length: 765 km
  • Source: Western Ghats

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9. Brahmaputra River

  • The Brahmaputra River (also named in Bengali: Jamuna, in Tibetan: Tsangpo, in Chinese: Yarlung Zangbo Jiang), one of the major rivers of the Asian region.
  • Length: 2,900 km
  • Source: Himalayas

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10. Tapti River

  • The Tapti River, also spelled Tapi river in central India, rises in the Gawilgarh Hills near Multani in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh state.
  • Length: 724 km
  • Source: Satpura Range

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