River Map of Meghalaya

Meghalaya River Map

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*The Meghalaya Rivers Network Map showing the River Flowing in and out of Meghalaya state. Disclaimer

The Indian state of Meghalaya has many rivers making them an intrinsic component of the state. The majority of these rivers are rain fed, thus making them seasonal. The rivers have formed deep canyons and numerous glistering waterfalls in the state.
The important rivers of Meghalaya that shape the northern region and course from west to east are the Ajagar, Chagua, Kalu, Didram, Dudnai, Krishnai and Ringgi and the important rivers that shape the southern region are Daring, Bhogai, Sanda, Dareng, Simsang, Bandra, Nitai and Bhupai.

Similarly, the important rivers of the central and eastern regions of Meghalaya that course towards the north are Umkhri, Umiam and Digaru and some main rivers of the eastern regions that course towards south are Barapani, Kynchiang, Mawpa, Myngot and Myntdu.

Some other important rivers of Meghalaya are:

Someswari -
It is the biggest and second largest river in Meghalaya. Known by its local name"Simsang", it originate from the hills of Nokrek and progresses east towards through the towns of Williamnagar, Baghmara and Rewak.

Jinjiram -
The river originates from Urpad Beel Lake and streams towards the east through the Goalpara district in Assam. It is the largest river from the two Garo hills districts.

Kalu -
Known by its local name "Ganol", the river originates from Tura peak in Meghalaya and flows west towards Goalpara district in the state of Assam.

Myntdu -
The river originates at Mihmyntdu, near Jowai. The River streams across Jowai to Leshka to Borghat village and finally enters into Bangladesh.

Last Updated on 9 March 2013

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