List of Rivers in Bihar

A complete list of Rivers in Bihar, find the detailed information of its origin, length in km, touching districts and states, longest and facts information. There are total 21 major rivers, out of which Ganga and Koshi are the famous one.


Sr. No.

Name

Origin

Length

Dam

Connecting State

Connecting City

1

Ganga

Gangotri Glacier

2,525 km

Tehri Dam
Bansagar Dam

Uttarakhand
Uttar Pradesh
West Bengal

Varanasi
Haridwar
Kolkata
Allahabad
Patna
Kanpur
Ghazipur

2

Koshi River

Sun Kosi

729 km

Sapta Koshi High Dam

 

Supaul
Saharsa
Kursela

3

Ghaghara

Himalayas

1,080 km

Chisapani Dam
West Seti Dam

Uttar Pradesh

Lakhimpur
Sitapur
Fatehpur
Faizabad
Chhapra

4

Burhi Gandak River

Chautarwa Chaur

320 km

 

Uttar Pradesh

West Champaran
Gopalganj
Saran
Vaishali
Begusarai

5

Kamala River

Sindhuliagadhi Sindhuli

328 km

 

 

Madhubani
Darbhanga

6

Punpun River

Palamu

200 km

 

Jharkhand

Obra
Fatuha
Palamu
Chatra
Aurangabad
Gaya
Patna

7

Karmanasa River

Kaimur

192 km

Nuagarh Dam

Uttar Pradesh

Kaimur
Sonbhadra
Chandauli
Varanasi
Ghazipur
Buxar

8

Phalgu

Bodh Gaya

Gaya

9

Kankai River

Mahabharat Range

34 km

Kishanganj

10

Mechi River

Mahabharat Range

80 km

High Dam
Kosi High Dam

West Bengal

Kishanganj
Naxalbari

11 Kiul River Tisri Hill Range 111 km   Jharkhand Giridih
Jamui
Lakhisarai
Kiul

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