Learn the course of the Ganga River (Ganges)

The BHAGIRATHI RIVER originating from Gangotri Glacier and ALAKNANDA RIVER originating from Satopanth Glacier and Bhagirathi Kharak Glacier glacier meet at Devprayag.

The river after the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda is known as Ganga.

Ganga River then flows through Rishikesh and Haridwar before moving into the plains of Uttar Pradesh.

Ganga River crosses many small towns and cities of Uttar Pradesh before reaching Kanpur, one of the largest cities in India.

After Kanpur, the river reaches Prayagraj where it joins Yamuna.

The next big city on the course of the Ganga is Varanasi which is an ancient city with many religious and spiritual sites.

After flowing for a few hundred kilometers, the Ganga River reaches Patna, the capital of Bihar state.

Before the India-Bangladesh border, the Farakka Feeder Canal connects Ganga to the Hooghly River which flows through West Bengal into the Bay of Bengal.

The Ganga River reaches Bangladesh where it is known as Padma.

The Padma joins various rivers on the way and drains into the Bay of Bengal.

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