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Some Interesting Facts about River Brahmaputra
September 20, 2016

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  • The Bhamaputra River rises in Tibet east of Mansarowar lake.
  • Its source of origination is very close to the sources of the Indus and the Sutlej.
  • It is called Tsang Po in Tibet
  • It enters the India in Arunachal Pradesh (Sadiya town)
  • While entering in India, it is called Dihang or Siang in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Then it is joined by the Dibang and Lohit and  it becomes the Brahmaputra  River
  • Its other tributaries are :  Kenula , Burli, Dhansari, Manas, Kameng, Subansiri, Sankosh etc.
  • Brahmaputra has braided channel in its entire  length in Assam, it forms many riverine islands.
  • Manjuli  world largest riverine island is situated in Brahmaputra river. Now it has been declared as district.
  • It enters the Bangladesh from Dhubri in Assam. Teesta  and Padma rivers join it in Bangladesh
  • It is known as the Jamuna in Bangladesh.
  • It cuts through the four countries: China, Bhutan, India and Bangladesh
     

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