which is the longest river in south India ?


A. Ganga
B. Godavari
C. Krishna
D. Kaberi

✔️Correct answer is Gadavari river 

✍️ Some more information

The Godavari is India’s second longest river after the Ganga river and drains the third largest basin in India

🔑Keypoint :

1. Ganga is the longest river in India, which length is 2210 KM

2. Ganga from Gaumukh, Uttarakhand, which is at the base of the Gangotri and Khatilang glaciers. Gaumukh is roughly 18 kilometres away from Gangotri and is considered the birthplace of Ganga.

3. River Kaveri is called Ganges of South India for sanctity . 

4.Some of the left tributaries of the Ganges are Gomti Gharghara Gandak, Kosi 

5. Origin and mountain course of Ganga: From Gangotri to Haridwar, the Ganga is about 320 km high or hill course. Originating as the Bhagirathi in the Gomukh Cave of the Gangotri Glacier in the Kumaon Himalayas, it flows first west and then south through a narrow gorge to join the Alkananda at Devprayag and these two combined streams are known as the Ganges.

6. The length of river Ganga is 2510 km, of which 2071 km belongs to India.

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