Ramganga

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Ramganga West[edit]

Ramganga West
River
Country India
States Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
Region North India
Source Namik Glacier
 - location Himalayas-Doodhatoli ranges,, Pauri Garhwal, Doodhatoli ranges, Uttarakhand, India
Mouth Ganges
 - location Near Ibrahimpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
 - elevation 130 m (427 ft)
Basin 30,641 km2 (11,831 sq mi)
Discharge for 27°10′41″N 79°50′39″E / 27.177996°N 79.844112°E / 27.177996; 79.844112
 - average 500 m3/s (17,657 cu ft/s)

Ramganga West River originates from Doodhatoli ranges in the district of Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand state of India. The Ramganga River flows to south west from Kumaun Himalaya. It is a tributary of the river Ganges, originates from the high altitude zone of 800m-900m. Ramganga flows by the Corbett National Park near Ramnagar of Nainital district from where it descends upon the plains. Moradabad, Bareilly and Badaun city of Uttar Pradesh is situated on its banks. The Ramganga Dam crosses the river at Kalagarh for irrigation and hydroelectric generation. An annual festival of Ganga Dassahra is organised on its banks annually during the months of September and October at Chaubari village near Bareilly. It has a drainage basin of 30,641 km2. (11,831 sq.mi). Ramganga goes through various places. It consolidates many places into one. The main location that it goes through are Taal, Chaukhutia, Bhagoti, Masi, Bhikyasen etc., these places come under Kumaun region.

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Ramganga East[edit]

Ramganga East
Origin Himalayas- Namik Glacier, Pithoragarh district
Mouth Flows into River Kali

Another Ramganga called Ramganga East originates from the Namik Glacier in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand and flows towards East. The river is fed by numerous small and big rivers and finally joins river Sarju at Rameshwar near Ghat of Pithoragarh. The Sarju in turn confluences with the Kali (Sharda).

Coordinates: 26°28′21″N 80°19′52″E / 26.4725°N 80.3311°E / 26.4725; 80.3311