List of rivers of India

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This is a list of rivers in India. Rivers that flow into the sea are sorted geographically, along the coast starting from the Bay of Bengal in the east, moving along the Indian coast southward to Kanyakumari, then northward along the Arabian Sea. Tributary rivers are listed in upstream order: the lower in the list, the more upstream.

Rivers flowing into Bay of Bengal[change | change source]

Meghna River Basin[change | change source]

The Meghna-Surma-Barak River System is located in India and Bangladesh.

Brahmaputra River Basin[change | change source]

Ganges River Basin[change | change source]

Map of the Ganges (orange), Brahmaputra (violet), and Meghna (green) drainage basins.
Yamuna River drainage basin map.

West Bengal Coastal Rivers[change | change source]

Mahanadi River Basin[change | change source]

Godavari River Basin[change | change source]

Krishna River Basin[change | change source]

Andhra Pradesh Coastal Rivers[change | change source]

Rivers like vamsadhara and nagavalli are the two coastal rivers in srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh

Sharada river starts at Devarapally in visakhapatnam district and drains in to the Bay of Bengal

Penner River Basin[change | change source]

Kaveri River Basin[change | change source]

Hogenakkal Falls, on the Kaveri River.

Tamil Nadu Coastal Rivers[change | change source]

Rivers flowing into Arabian Sea[change | change source]

Karnataka Coastal Rivers[change | change source]

The rivers flowing through three coastal districts of Karnataka join Arabian sea.

Kerala Coastal Rivers[change | change source]

The rivers flowing through three coastal districts of Kerala to join Arabian sea.

Coastal rivers of Goa[change | change source]

Maharashtra Coastal Rivers[change | change source]

Tapi River Basin[change | change source]

Narmada River Basin[change | change source]

Mahi River Basin[change | change source]

Sabarmati River Basin[change | change source]

Indus River Basin[change | change source]

Map of the main rivers of the Indus Basin.

Rivers flowing into inner part of India[change | change source]

List by letter[change | change source]

A–D[change | change source]

Bhadra (Karnataka), Brahma (Kerala), Bharathapuzha (Kerala), Brahmaputra River, Chenab River, Chandrabhaga, Cheyyar, Arhavathi (Karnataka), Brahmani (Orissa), Baitarani, Devi, Daya, Bahuda,damodar

E–H[change | change source]

Falgu River

Gandhi River, Ganges River, Gomti River, Gambhir River, Gandak, Gayathripuzha, Ghaggar River, Ghaghara River, Ghataprabha, Girija River, Girna River, Godavari River, Gomti River, Gunjavni River

Halali River, Hoogli River, Hindon River (Chameli River)

I–L[change | change source]

Indus River, Indravati River, Indrayani River

Jaldhaka, Jhelum River, Jayamangali River At Tumkur District, River Jambhira

Kabini River, Kadalundi River, Kaagini River, Kali River- Karnataka, Kali River- Uttarakhand, Kali Sindh River, Kaliasote River, Karmanasha, Karban River, Uttar Pradesh, Kallayi River Kalpathipuzha, Kameng River, Kanhan River, Kamla Balan Bihar, Kannadipuzha, Karnaphuli River, Kaveri River, Kelna River, Kelo River Khadakpurna River, Kodoor River, Koel River, Kolab River, Kollidam River, Kosi River, Koyna River, Krishna River, Kundali River, Kaushiga River, Kuwanav River, Ken River, Kshipra River Indore Madhya Pradesh

Lachen River, Lachung River, Lakshmana Tirtha River, Luni River

M–P[change | change source]

Mahanadi River, Mahananda River, Mahakali River, Mahi River, Mandovi River, Meenachil River, Meghna River, Mithi River, Mula River, Musi River, Mutha River, Malaprabha, Manorama River

Narmada River, Nethravathi River, Nag River (Maharashtra), Naagavali (Orissa & A.P)

Palar River, Pamba River, Pahuj River, Pamba (Kerala), Panjnad River, Panzara River, Parambikulam River, Parbati River (Himachal Pradesh), Parbati River (Madhya Pradesh), Parbati River (Rajasthan), Payaswini, Pench River, Penganga River, Penner River, Periyar River, Ponnaiyar River, Pranhita River, Purna River, Pluest River (Poonch J&K), Panchaganga River, Mula River Maharashtra, Mootha River Maharashtra

Q–T[change | change source]

Ramganga, Rangeet River, Ravi River, Rihand River, Rukmavati River, Rupnarayan River, Rapti River, Ram Rekha River

Saryu River, Sai River, Sarasvati River, Sabarmati River, Sankh River, Shalmala River, Sharavathi River, Shimsha River, Shipra River, Sindh River, Sita River, Son River, Souparnika River, South Koel River, Subarnarekha River, Sutlej River, Surya River, Swarna River

Tansa River, Tapti River, Tawa River, Teesta River, Thuthapuzha, Tons River Tunga River, Tungabhadra River, Thamirabarani River Tedi River

U–W[change | change source]

Vaan River, Vaigai River, Varuna Vashishti River, Vedavathi River, Vrishabhavathi, Vishwamitri River, Vaitarna River

Ulhas River, (Ural River)

Wainganga River, Wagh River, Wardha River, Wehashli River

X–Z[change | change source]

Yamuna River

Zuari River

References[change | change source]

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