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The Ganga (Ganga)
River
Varanasiganga.jpg
The Ganges in Varanasi
Kintras  India,  Bangladesh
States Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Wast Bengal
Tributaries
 - left Ramganga, Gomti, Ghaghara, Gandaki, Bagmati, Koshi, Mahananda
 - right Yamuna, Tamsa, Son, Punpun
Ceeties Rishikesh, Haridwar, Farrukhabad, Kanpur, Jajmau, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Buxar, Ballia, Patna, Hajipur, Munger, Bhagalpur
Soorce Gangotri Glacier, Satopanth Glacier, Khatling Glacier, an watters frae melted snaw frae such peaks as Nanda Devi, Trisul, Kedarnath, Nanda Kot, an Kamet.
 - location Uttarakhand, Indie
 - elevation 3,892 m (12,769 ft)
 - coordinates 30°59′N 78°55′E / 30.983°N 78.917°E / 30.983; 78.917
Mooth Ganges Delta
 - location Bay o Bengal, Bangladesh & Indie
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 22°05′N 90°50′E / 22.083°N 90.833°E / 22.083; 90.833Coordinates: 22°05′N 90°50′E / 22.083°N 90.833°E / 22.083; 90.833
Lenth 2,525 km (1,569 mi) [1]
Basin 1,080,000 km2 (416,990 sq mi) [2]
Discharge for Farakka Barrage
 - average 16,648 m3/s (587,919 cu ft/s) [3]
 - max 70,000 m3/s (2,472,027 cu ft/s)
 - min 2,000 m3/s (70,629 cu ft/s)
Dischairge ensewhaur (average)
 - Bay o Bengal 38,129 m3/s (1,346,513 cu ft/s) [3]
Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basins.jpg
Cairt o the combined drainage basins o the Ganges (orange), Brahmaputra (violet), an Meghna (green).

The Ganga (Hindustani: [ˈɡəŋɡaː]), an aa Ganges (/ˈɡænz/ GAN-jeez) is a trans-boondary river o Asie which flows throu the naitions o Indie an Bangladesh.

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  1. Sharad K. Jain; Pushpendra K. Agarwal; Vijay P. Singh (5 Mairch 2007). Hydrology and water resources of India. Springer. pp. 334–342. ISBN 978-1-4020-5179-1. Retrieved 18 Aprile 2011. 
  2. Suvedī, Sūryaprasāda (2005). International watercourses law for the 21st century: the case of the river Ganges basin. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 61. ISBN 978-0-7546-4527-6. Retrieved 24 Aprile 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kumar,, Rakesh; Singh, R.D.; Sharma, K.D. (10 September 2005). "Water Resources of India" (PDF). Current Science. Bangalore: Current Science Association. 89 (5): 794–811. Retrieved 13 October 2013.