Largest River in India: One of the famous countries India that has numerous rivers flowing through the country. India is a land of rivers and, the mighty water bodies play a huge role in the country’s economic development. The rivers of India are divided into two categories namely Himalayan rivers and peninsular rivers. The River Ganges is the longest river in India and the third largest river in the world.
Most of India’s rivers flows eastwards and merge into the Bay of Bengal. The two major rivers in the subcontinent of India- “‘the Brahmaputra and ‘the Indus'” are longer in total length than the Ganges. But the distance between these two rivers in India is much less than that of the Ganges. Here, in this article, we will talk about the top 10 largest river in India.
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Top 10 Largest River in India
|S.No.||River||Origin||Length in India (km)||Total Length (km)|
|3||Krishna||Near Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra||1400||1400|
|5||Narmada||Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh||1312||1312|
|6||Indus||Tibet, Kailash Range||1114||3180|
|7||Brahmaputra||Angsi Glacier (Tibet)||916||2900|
|8||Mahanadi||Hills of Southeastern Chhattisgarh||890||890|
|10||Tapti||Satpura Range near Multai, Madhya Pradesh||724||724|