Godavari River : The Godavari is India’s second longest river after the Ganges river and drains into the third largest basin in India, covering about 10% of India’s total geographical area. Its source is in Trimbakeshwar, Nashik, Maharashtra. It flows east for 1,465 kilometres (910 mi), draining the states of Maharashtra (48.6%), Telangana (18.8%), Andhra Pradesh (4.5%), Chhattisgarh (10.9%) and Odisha (5.7%). The river ultimately empties into the Bay of Bengal through an extensive network of tributaries. Measuring up to 312,812 km2 (120,777 sq mi), it forms one of the largest river basins in the Indian subcontinent, with only the Ganga and Indus rivers having a larger drainage basin. In terms of length, catchment area and discharge, the Godavari is the largest in peninsular India, and had been dubbed as the Dakshin Ganga (Ganges of the South).
Godavari River Length: 1465 Drainage: 312,812
Trimbak Plateau or North Sahydri in Nasik
Largest river of the Peninsular India.
Left bank tributaries are more numbers and larger in size than right bank tributaries.
Manjra is the only right bank tributary.
The Penganga, the Wardha, the Indravati, the Wainganga, the Pranhita are important left bank tributaries.
Tributaries of Godavari
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