Indus river in india map. It flows in north west direction from its source glaciers of kailas range kailash range in tibet near lake manasarovar till the nanga parbhat range. Together with its tributaries the indus river forms an important river system which helps the agricultural economy of india. The indus river locally called sindhu is one of the longest rivers in asia. The river terminates in arabian sea.
A portion of it does run through indian territory as do. Originating from kailash range nearby lake mansarovar tibet indus is one of the longest rivers but its length in india is less than ganga. Although most of the rivers course runs through neighbouring pakistan as per as regulation of indus water treaty of 1960 india can use only 20 percent of the water in this river. Sutlej ravi beas chenab and jhelum are.
Map of india based on survey of rivers of india. Indus is the largest river in pakistan and is the countrys national river. The indus valley civilization was born around this river. Indus river great trans himalayan river of south asia.
Many residents of pakistan consider the river to be the lifeline of their country. India got her name from indus. Shyok river hunza river gilgit river swat river kunar river kabul river kurram river gomal river zhob river indus river in kharmang district pakistan. The indus river originates in the northern slopes of the kailash range near lake manasarovar in tibet.
The earliest chronicles and hymns of the aryan peoples of ancient india the rigveda composed about 1500 bce mention the river which is the source of the countrys name. The indus river is one of the most beautiful rivers of india. The indus river originates in the tibetan plateau and is the longest river in pakistan. Its tributaries in india are zanskar nubra and shyok and hunza in pakistan.
Many residents of pakistan consider the river to be the lifeline of their country.