Brahmaputra River

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Brahmaputra ब्रह्मपुत्र ব্ৰহ্মপুত্ৰ
布拉马普特拉河
River
Homeward bound.jpg
A view athort the Brahmaputra near Sukhleswar Ghat, Guwahati, Assam, Indie.
Name oreegin: Sanskrit for Son (Putra) o Brahmā
Kintras  Cheenae,  Indie,  Bangladesh
States Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
Autonomous Region Tibet
Tributaries
 - left Dibang River, Lohit River, Dhansiri River, Kolong River
 - right Kameng River, Manas River, Raidak River, Jaldhaka River, Teesta River, Subansiri River
Ceety Guwahati
Soorce Angsi Glacier [1]
 - location Himalayas, Tibet
 - elevation 5,210 m (17,093 ft)
 - coordinates 30°23′N 82°0′E / 30.383°N 82.000°E / 30.383; 82.000
Mooth Bay o Bengal
 - location Ganges Delta, Bangladesh
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m)
 - coordinates 25°13′24″N 89°41′41″E / 25.22333°N 89.69472°E / 25.22333; 89.69472Coordinates: 25°13′24″N 89°41′41″E / 25.22333°N 89.69472°E / 25.22333; 89.69472
Lenth 2,900 km (1,800 mi) [1]
Basin 651,334 km2 (251,500 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 19,300 m3/s (681,600 cu ft/s)
 - max 100,000 m3/s (3,531,500 cu ft/s)
Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basins.jpg
Cairt o the combined drainage basins o the Brahmaputra (violet), Ganges (orange), an Meghna (green).

The Brahmaputra ([brɔmmɔput̪rɔ nɔd̪]),[2] also called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra, is a trans-boondary river an ane o the major rivers o Asie.[3] It is the tent lairgest river in the warld bi discharge, an the 29t langest.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Brahmaputra River, Encyclopædia Britannica
  2. The Brahmaputra as it is cried in various leids: Bengali: ব্ৰহ্মপুত্ৰ নদ Brôhmôputrô); Hindi: ब्रह्मपुत्र, IAST: Brahmaputra; Tibetan: Wylie: yar klung gtsang po Yarlung Tsangpo; simplifeed Cheenese: 布拉马普特拉河; traditeeonal Cheenese: 布拉馬普特拉河; pinyin: Bùlāmǎpǔtèlā Hé
  3. Michael Buckley (2015-03-30). "The Price of Damming Tibet's Rivers". New Delhi: New York Times. p. A25. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-03-31. Retrieved 2015-04-01. Two of the continent’s wildest rivers have their sources in Tibet: the Salween and the Brahmaputra. Though they are under threat from retreating glaciers, a more immediate concern is Chinese engineering plans. A cascade of five large dams is planned for both the Salween, which now flows freely, and the Brahmaputra, where one dam is already operational.