Ramganga is a tributary of the river Ganga, originating in Uttarakhand state, India.

Ramganga West

Ramganga West
Ramganga Moradabad
Ramganga near Moradabad
StateUttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
RegionNorth India
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationDudhatoli range, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India
 ⁃ location
Near Ibrahimpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
 ⁃ elevation
130 m (430 ft)
Basin size30,641 km2 (11,831 sq mi)
 ⁃ location27°10′41″N 79°50′39″E / 27.177996°N 79.844112°E
 ⁃ average500 m3/s (18,000 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 east 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. Bijnor, Moradabad, Bareilly, Badaun, Shahjahanpur and Hardoi cities of Uttar Pradesh are situated on its banks. The Ramganga Dam crosses the river at Kalagarh (Partially in Bijnor District & Pauri Garhwal District) 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 chaukhutia maasi

Ramganga taken in between the chaukhutia maasi road, 2 km away from Bhatkot towards maasi

Ramganga maasi

picture of Ramganga taken at maasi towards bhikyasen direction


Ramganga East

Ramganga East
Ramganga dhikala
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationHimalayas- Namik Glacier, Pithoragarh district
 ⁃ location
Flows into River Kali

Another Ramganga called Ramganga East originates from the Namik Glacier in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand and flows towards South-East.[1][2] The river is fed by numerous small and big rivers and finally joins river Sarju at Rameshwar near Ghat of Pithoragarh.[1] The Sarju in turn confluences with the Kali (Sharda).


  1. ^ a b Negi, Sharad Singh. Himalayan Rivers, Lakes, and Glaciers. Indus Publishing. p. 115. ISBN 9788185182612. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. ^ Rawat, Ajay Singh. Forest Management in Kumaon Himalaya: Struggle of the Marginalised People. Indus Publishing. p. 18. ISBN 9788173871016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.

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


Bareilly ( (listen)) is a city in Bareilly district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the capital of Bareilly division and the geographical region of Rohilkhand. The city is 252 kilometres (157 mi) north of the state capital, Lucknow, and 250 kilometres (155 mi) east of the national capital, New Delhi. It is the eighth largest metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, and the 50th-largest city in India. Bareilly also figured amongst the PM Narendra Modi's ambitious 100 Smart City list in India. It is located on the Ramganga River and is the site of the Ramganga Barrage built for canal irrigation.

The city is also known by the name Nath Nagri (for the seven Shiva temples located in the Bareilly region – Dhopeshwar Nath, Madhi Nath, Alakha Nath, Tapeshwar Nath, Bankhandi Nath, Pashupati Nath and Trivati Nath) and historically as Sanjashya (where the Buddha descended from Tushita to earth).The city is a centre for furniture manufacturing and trade in cotton, cereal and sugar. Its status grew with its inclusion in the "counter magnets" list of the National Capital Region (NCR), a list also including Hissar, Patiala, Kota and Gwalior. The city is also known as Bans-Bareilly. Although Bareilly is a production centre for cane (bans) furniture, "Bans Bareilly" is not derived from the bans market; it was named for two princes: Bansaldev and Baraldev, sons of Jagat Singh Katehriya, who founded the city in 1537.

Bijnor district

Bijnor district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Bijnor city is the district headquarters. The Uttar Pradesh Government wants Bijnor to be included under National Capital Region (NCR) due to its close distance from Delhi.


Chaukhutia is a town in Almora district of Uttarakhand. It is located on the bank of the river Ramganga, and derives its name from a Kumaoni word "Chau-khut" which means four feet. In Chaukhutia's context, 'four feet' means four ways or directions. The first way is towards Ramnagar, second towards Karanprayag, third towards Ranikhet and Almora and the fourth way is towards Tadagtaal, Kheera.

A group of small temples dating back to 9th century AD were found in Chaukhutia, during an excavation in 2016-17. The temples, according to traditions of the architecture, were constructed around 9000 years ago. Some of the temples didn't have roofs, but shivalingas inside the temples were still intact. These temples were considered to be a part of a large group of temples that were buried, perhaps, by debris of landslide long back.


Farrukhabad is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. Farrukhabad district is named after this city.

Farrukhabad is situated between Lat. 26° 46' N & 27° 43' N and Long. 79° 7' E & 80° 2' E. The district is bounded by Badaun and Shahjahanpur on the north, Hardoi District on the east, Kannauj District on the south, and Etah and Mainpuri districts on the west. The Ganga River and Ramganga River are located to the east and the Kali River to the south.

Gaula River (India)

The Gaula River, or Gola River, is a river in India originating in the Lesser Himalayas. It is approximately 500 km (310 mi) long. The river is also known by the name, Kichha, in its lower course. It originates in the Sattal lakes of Uttarakhand state, and flows south past Kathgodam, Haldwani, Kichha and Shahi, finally joining the Ramganga River about 15 km (9.3 mi) northwest of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, Ramganga in turn is a tributary of the river Ganges. It is mainly a spring fed river; this river is source of water for Haldwani and Kathgodam. A beautiful dam exists over this river in Kathgodam.

Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand and was named after Jim Corbett, a well known hunter and naturalist. The park was the first to come under the Project Tiger initiative.The park has sub-Himalayan belt geographical and ecological characteristics. An ecotourism destination, it contains 488 different species of plants and a diverse variety of fauna. The increase in tourist activities, among other problems, continues to present a serious challenge to the park's ecological balance.Corbett has been a haunt for tourists and wildlife lovers for a long time. Tourism activity is only allowed in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people get an opportunity to see its landscape and wildlife. In recent years the number of people coming here has increased dramatically. Presently, every season more than 70,000 visitors come to the park.

Corbett National Park comprises 520.8 km2 (201.1 sq mi) area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, grasslands and a large lake. The elevation ranges from 1,300 to 4,000 ft (400 to 1,220 m). Winter nights are cold but the days are bright and sunny. It rains from July to September.

Dense moist deciduous forest mainly consists of sal, haldu, peepal, rohini and mango trees. Forest covers almost 73% of the park, 10% of the area consists of grasslands. It houses around 110 tree species, 50 species of mammals, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species.

Kukrail Reserve Forest

Kukrail Reserve Forest (Hindi: कुकरैल जंगल, Urdu: ککریل جنگل‎) is located about 9 km from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is named after the place where it is located in Lucknow(Kukrail Pul).

List of rivers of India

This is a list of rivers of India, starting in the west and moving along the Indian coast southward, then northward. Tributary rivers are listed hierarchically in upstream order: the lower in the list, the more upstream.

The major rivers of India are:

Flowing into the Bay of Bengal: Brahmaputra, Yamuna, Ganga (with its main tributaries Ramganga, Kali or Sharda, Gomti, Yamuna, Chambal, Betwa, Ken, Tons, Ghaghara, Gandaki, Burhi Gandak, Koshi, Mahananda, Tamsa, Son, Bagmati), Meghna, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna (and their main tributaries)

Flowing into the Arabian Sea: Narmada, Tapi, Sabarmati, PurnaThe remaining rivers are as follows.

Lucknow–Moradabad line

The Lucknow–Moradabad line (also known as Lucknow-Moradabad main line) is a railway line connecting Lucknow and Moradabad railway stations, both in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The line is under the administrative jurisdiction of Northern Railway.

Masi, Almora

Masi is a name of a village in Talla Gewar, Chaukhutiya Block of district Almora in Uttarakhand, India. This village located near eastern bank of Ramganga River. Mostly villager of this village called as Masiwal in this way this Masi village is belongs to Masiwal community.


Mehalchauri (Hindi) or Milchori (Garhwali) is a village in Gairsain Tehsil located in Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is situated in Garhwal mandal nearby the center of the Garhwal and Kumaon mandal.

Mehalchauri is 1,750 metres (5,741 ft) above sea level and is the source of the Ramganga River. It is located 125 km from the state capital of Dehradun. It is a religious place and the main market for the villages of Harshari, Pharso, Aagarchatti, Latoogair, and many others. The RamGanga Pul bridge was built in 1963 and connects Chaukhuttiya and Maithan Road to Gairsain.

According to an old tale, the name Mehalchauri comes from the Garhwali language, mehal meaning "little" and chauri meaning the mehal is situated in chauraha, a valley.


Moradabad (pronunciation ) is a city, commissionary, and a municipal corporation in Moradabad district of Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It was established in AD 1625 by Rustam Khan and is named after prince Murad Baksh, the youngest son of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and Empress Mumtaz Mahal.Moradabad is situated on the banks of the Ramganga river, at a distance of 167 km (104 mi) from the national capital, New Delhi and 344 km north-west of the state capital Lucknow. The city is known as Pital Nagri ("Brass City") for its famous brass handicrafts industry. It is also the divisional headquarters of Northern Railway (NR).

Moradabad (Lok Sabha constituency)

Moradabad Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: मुरादाबाद लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in western Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.

Formed before the 1952 elections, according to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Moradabad Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 6) were 1,388,525 of which 634,547 are females and 753,978 are males. The administrative headquarters of Moradabad district is situated in the city of Moradabad. It is located in the northern part of the state at a distance of 167 km from the national capital, New Delhi. Situated on the banks of the river Ramganga, this town lies at an average elevation of 198 meters. Hindi is the official language of Moradabad, though Urdu, Punjabi and English are widely spoken.

According to the census data of 2011, Moradabad has a total population of 889,810 of which 53% are males and 47% are females. It has a sex ratio of 908 females per 1000 males. 12.4% of the population is below the age of six. The city of Moradabad has an average literacy of 70.65% with male literacy at 74.05% and female literacy at 66.90%. The economy of this city is primarily dependent on the Brass industry, the produces of which are exported worldwide. Moradabad has a promising number of notable universities, schools and colleges. The divisional headquarters of the Northern Railway of India is situated in this city. National Highway NH 24 passes through Moradabad.

Namik Glacier

Namik Glacier is situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India. The glacier is situated on the Kumaon Himalayas at an altitude of 3,600 m (11,800 ft). This glacier is the source of the Ramganga River. The glacier is surrounded by the following peaks: Nanda Devi 7,848 metres (25,748 ft), Nanda Kot 6,861 metres (22,510 ft), and Trishuli 7,120 metres (23,360 ft). The glacier falls on ancient Indo-Tibet trade route. It is 23 km (14 mi) trekking from Liti and situated at the villages of Gogina and Namik. There are a number of waterfalls and sulphur springs originating around this glacier. The glacier can be reached by trekking from gogina on the sama liti Road near. It is 63 kilometres (39 mi) from Bageshwar. Jeeps can be hired from Bageshwar or Kapkot up to Gogina. 'Namik' means a place where saline water springs are present.

Nayaar River

Nayaar is a perennial, non-glacial river in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. The river system is one of the largest non-glacial perennial rivers in the state, second only to Ramganga (West) and flows entirely in the district of Pauri Garhwal. The two main branches of the river, Nayaar East and Nayaar West along with Ramganga river, rise in the dense forests and high meadows of Dudhatoli and merge to form Nayaar roughly one kilometre ahead of Satpuli. Satpuli is a town on the left bank of Nayaar East river.

Patal Bhuvaneshwar

Patal Bhuvaneshwar (Hindi पाताल भुवनेश्वर) is a limestone cave temple 14 km from Gangolihat in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India. It is located in the village Bhubneshwar. Legend and folklore have it that this cave enshrines Lord Shiva and thirty three koti demigods [33 types of Demigods (12 Adityas, 8 Vasus, 11 Rudras, 1 Indra and 1 Prajapati) in hindu culture]. The cave is 160 m long and 90 feet deep from the point of entrance. Limestone rock formations have created various spectacular stalactite and stalagmite figures of various hues and forms. This cave has a narrow tunnel-like opening which leads to a number of caves. The cave is fully electrically illuminated.

Built by the flow of water, Patal Bhuvaneshwar is not just one cave, rather a series of caves within caves.

"He who wants to feel the presence of eternal power should come to the sacred Bhuvneshwar situated near the confluence of Ramganga, Sarayu and Gupt-Ganga."

-Manaskhanda, Skandapuran, whose 800 verses refer to Patal Bhuvaneshwar

Ramganga Dam

The Ramganga Dam, also known as the Kalagarh Dam, is an embankment dam on the Ramganga River 3 km (2 mi) upstream of Kalagarh in Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand, India. It is located within the Jim Corbett National Park.

Sarju River

The Sarju River (Kumaoni: सरज्यू, Hindi: सरयू), also known as Saryu, is a major river draining Central Kumaon region in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Originating from Sarmul,Sarju flows through the cities of Kapkot,Bageshwar and Seraghat before joining Mahakali at Pancheshwar. The Sarju is the largest tributary of the Sharda River. The river forms the South-eastern border between the districts of Pithoragarh and Almora. Temperate and sub-Tropical forests cover the entire Catchment area of the River.


Sherkot , Urdu: شیرکوٹ‎),(Hindi: शेरकोट), is a city and Municipal board in the Bijnor of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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