Interesting facts about River Ganga


Interesting facts about River Ganges

Ganga, flows 2,525 kilometers  from the Himalaya mountains to the Bay of Bengal in northern India and Bangladesh.

The Ganges River begins in the Himalayas’ Gangotri Glacier. The glacier sits at an elevation of 3,892 meters

The major rivers Ramganga, Gomti, Ghaghara, Gandaki, Burhi Gandak, Koshi, Mahananda, Tamsa, Yamuna, Son, and Punpun  flow into the Ganges.

The Ganges was ranked as the fifth most polluted river of the world in 2007.

On the Ganges banks are India’s greatest pilgrimage sites like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Varanasi, Allahabad and Kolkata