The Longest River of India


The Ganga river, also known as the Ganges, is a major river in the Indian subcontinent and is considered one of the most sacred rivers in Hinduism

Length of the River Ganga

The Ganga is the largest river system in India, with a total length of 2,525 kilometers (1,569 miles)

Ganga start from

The river originates from the Gangotri Glacier in the Himalayas at an altitude of over 7,000 meters (23,000 feet) above sea level

Ganga river basin

The Ganga river basin is home to over 400 million people, making it one of the most densely populated river basins in the world.

Ganga meets from the rivers

The Ganga river has over 140 tributaries, with the Yamuna, Ghaghara, Gandak, and Kosi being the major ones

Ganga meets from the states

The river flows through five Indian states: Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal before it empties into the Bay of Bengal in Bangladesh.

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The Ganga river is one of the most polluted rivers in the world due to various human activities.