The Ganga River System
- The Ganga River System is the largest river system in India.
- The total area of the Ganga basin in India is 861,404 sq km which accounts for 26.3% of the geographical area of the country.
- The Ganga basin covers over 12,500 sq km in northern India.
- This basin is shared by Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and West Bengal.