Rivers in Himachal Pradesh Satluj, Beas, Ravi-Exam Based Hp Gk


Hp GK Based On Rivers In Himachal Pradesh For All Exams


Rivers in Himachal Pradesh

In every exam of Himachal Pradesh you come across at least a single question on rivers of Hp. In this article we will discuss everything on the rivers according to exams point of view. There are five main rivers which flow in Himachal Pradesh. 

1. Satluj-

Total Length-1448 km
Vedic Name-Sutudri
Sanskrit Name-Shatadru
Originated from-Rakas Tal near Mansarovar lake in Tibet.
Tributaries-Baspa, Spiti
Distance Covered in Hp-320 km
Cities on this rivers-Kalpa, Rampur, Tattapani, Bilaspur

2. Chenab-

Total Length-1200 km
Vedic Name-Chandrabhaga
Sanskrit Name-Ashikini
Originated from-Tandi near Baralacha pass( lahaul & spiti)
Tributaries-Chandra, Bhaga, Miyar Naullah, Saicher Naullah
Distance Covered in Hp-122 km
Cities on this rivers-Tandi

3. Ravi-

Total Length-720 km
Vedic Name-Purushani
Sanskrit Name-Iravati or Airavati
Originated from-Bhandal and Tantgiri glacier, Bara Bhangal
Tributaries-Bhandal, Baira, Siul, Chatrani
Distance Covered in Hp-158 km
Cities on this rivers-Chamba, Bharmour

4. Beas-

Total Length-460 km
Vedic Name-Arjikia 
Sanskrit Name-Bipasha or Vipasha
Originated from-Vyas Kund at Rohtang pass
Tributaries-Binwa, Banganga, Chakki,Paravati,Uhl, Luni,Sainj,Tirthan,Harli
Distance Covered in Hp-256 km
Cities on this Rivers-Mandi,Manali,Kullu,Pandoh,Nadaun,Sujanpur,Dehra

5. Yamuna-

Total length-1525 km
Vedic Name-Kalindi
Sanskrit Name-Yamuna
Originated from-Kalinda Parvat, Yamunotri in  Uttrakhand
Tributaries-Giri, Tons,Pabbar,Andhra
Distance Covered in Hp-22 km
Cities on this Rivers-Paonta Sahib

This is all about Rivers which flow in Hp. You can encounter any of the question in the upcoming state exams of HP from above topic.

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