Gandak river

  • Gandak River originates in the Great Himalayan Range on the Tibet-Nepal border.
  • From this junction to the Indian border the river is called the Narayani.
  • It flows in central Nepal and northern India.
  • It is a north-bank tributary of the Ganga in India.
  • Kali Gandak, Mayangadi, Bari and Trishuli are the major tributaries of the river.
  • Its drainage area is 46,300 sq km out of which 7620 sq km is in India.

Related Articles

Narmada River

Narmada River is the largest of all the west-flowing rivers of Peninsular India.

It rises from the Maikala range near the Amarkantak plateau in the Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh.

It flows through a rift valley between the Vindhyan Range on the north and the Satpura Range on the south.

Inland Drainage

Inland Drainage is a river or stream that does not reach up to the sea and constitutes inland drainage.

These rivers are mostly present in the drier regions of the country like Western Rajasthan, Ladakh and Aksai Chin etc.


Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent on Earth. It consists of 50 countries and people are called Africans. Geography of Africa It is bounded by the Mediterranean…