Bay o Bengal

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Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal map.png
Map o Bay o Bengal
Location Sooth Asie
Teep Bay
Primary inflows Indie Ocean
Basin kintras Indie, Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesie, Malaysie, Sri Lanka[1][2]
Max. lenth 2,090 km (1,300 mi)
Max. weenth 1,610 km (1,000 mi)
Surface aurie 2,172,000 km2 (839,000 sq mi)
Average deepth 2,600 m (8,500 ft)
Max. deepth 4,694 m (15,400 ft)
Bay o Bengal at Visakhapatnam, Indie

The Bay o Bengal, the lairgest bay in the warld,[3] forms the northeastren pairt o the Indie Ocean. Roughly triangular in shape, it is bordered maistly bi Indie an Sri Lanka tae the wast, Bangladesh tae the north, an Burma (Myanmar) an the Andaman an Nicobar Islands tae the east.

The Bay o Bengal occupees a aurie o 2,172,000 km². A nummer o lairge rivers – the Ganges an its distributaries sic as Padma an Hooghly, the Brahmaputra an its distributaries sic as Jamuna an Meghna, ither rivers sic as Irrawaddy River, Godavari, Mahanadi, Krishna an Kaveri flow intae the Bay o Bengal. Amang the important ports are Chennai, Chittagong, Kolkata, Mongla, Paradip, Tuticorin, Visakhapatnam an Yangon.

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