Yamuna

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Yamuna
Jamuna
Vishram Ghat.jpg
Vishram Ghat, on the Yamuna at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.
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Location
CountryIndia
StateUttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi
CitiesHaryana: Yamuna Nagar

Uttar Pradesh: Kairana and Baghpat

Delhi: New Delhi

Uttar Pradesh: Noida, Mathura, Agra, Firozabad, Etawah, Auraiya and Allahabad
Physical characteristics
SourceYamunotri
 - locationBanderpooch peaks, Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand, India
 - coordinates31°01′0.12″N 78°27′0″E / 31.0167000°N 78.45000°E / 31.0167000; 78.45000
 - elevation4,500 m (14,800 ft)[1]
MouthGanges
 - locationTriveni Sangam, Allahabad, India
 - coordinates25°25′11.44″N 81°53′5.80″E / 25.4198444°N 81.8849444°E / 25.4198444; 81.8849444Coordinates: 25°25′11.44″N 81°53′5.80″E / 25.4198444°N 81.8849444°E / 25.4198444; 81.8849444
 - elevation74 m (243 ft)
Length1,376 km (855 mi)
Basin size366,223 km2 (141,399 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - locationAllahabad[2]
 - average2,950 m3/s (104,000 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - leftHindon, Hanuman Ganga, Sasur Khaderi
 - rightTons, Giri, Baghain, Chambal, Betwa, Sindh, Ken
This is a picture of the Yamuna in Indian city of Agra.

The Yamuna (Sanskrit: यमुना), sometimes called Jamuna (Bengali: যমুনা, Hindi: जमुना, Urdu: جمنا) or Jumna, is a major river in North India. It is the largest branch of a bigger river called the Ganges. It is 1370 km long. It begins at the Yamunotri, which is in the Himalayas. It goes through the Indian states of Delhi, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh. At the end, it flows into the Ganges. Rivers that come out of the Yamuna include the Tons (the largest of the ones that come out of it), Chambal, Betwa, and Ken.

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  1. Google maps https://www.google.com/maps/place/31°00'36.0%22N+78°27'00.0%22E/@31.0312412,78.4529623,14z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x73758ef7a9f03cbc!8m2!3d31.01!4d78.45!5m1!1e4?hl=en {{citation}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. Jain, Sharad K.; Agarwal, Pushpendra K.; Singh, Vijay P. (2007). Hydrology and water resources of India. Springer. p. 341. Bibcode:2007hwri.book.....J. ISBN 978-1-4020-5179-1. Retrieved 26 April 2011.

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