Bay o Bengal

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Bay of Bengal
Map o Bay o Bengal
LocationSooth Asie
Primary inflowsIndie Ocean
Basin kintrasIndie, Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesie, Malaysie, Sri Lanka[1][2]
Max. lenth2,090 km (1,300 mi)
Max. weenth1,610 km (1,000 mi)
2,172,000 km2 (839,000 sq mi)
Average deepth2,600 m (8,500 ft)
Max. deepth4,694 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 muckle 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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  2. Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Bay of Bengal". Wildlife Conservation Society. Retrieved 1 December 2012.

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