GANGA BASIN
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GANGA BASIN

 

The catchment area of the Ganga lies between east longitudes 7330 to 89 0 and north latitudes 22 30 to 31 30 which falls in four countries, namely India, Nepal, Tibet (China), and Bangladesh with major part in India.

The Ganga basin extends over an area of 1,086,000 Sq km. The drainage area lying in India is 862,769 Sq km which is nearly26.2% of the total geographical area of the country. Out of the total basin area about 18,406.65 Sq km which is only 1.695 % of the basin area falls in the Chhattisgarh state.

 

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