Major cities/cities of India and the world situated on the banks of rivers:

Here, general information about the names of major cities or cities of the world and the state of India situated on the banks of rivers is given. Based on the major cities of India and the world situated on the banks of rivers, some questions are definitely asked in every exam, so it is very important for your preparation for all types of exams. Let us know about the major cities of the world which are situated on the banks of rivers:-

List of major cities of the world situated on the banks of rivers:

City Name River Name Country Name
London Thames England
Berlin Spray Germany
Vienna Danube Australia
Baghdad Tigris Iraq
Cairo Nile Egypt
Rome Tiber Italy
Paris Seine France
Lahore Ravi Pakistan
Karachi Sindhu Pakistan
Budapest Danube Hungary
Madrid Mangier Spain
Perth Swan Australia
Tokyo Arakawa Japan
Sydney Darling Australia
Lisbon Limfe Portugal
Shanghai Yngitzsiqiang China

List of Indian cities situated on the banks of rivers:

City River State
Agra Yamuna Uttar Pradesh
Ahmedabad Sabarmati Gujarat
Allahabad At the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati Uttar Pradesh
Kolkata Hooghly West Bengal
Ridge Mahanadi Odisha
New Delhi Yamuna Delhi
Dibrugarh Brahmaputra Assam
Firozpur Sutlej Punjab
Guwahati Brahmaputra Assam
Ayodhya Sarayu Uttar Pradesh
Badrinath Alaknanda Uttarakhand
The rest Mahanadi Odisha
Brahmapur Rushikulya Odisha
Kottayam Meenachil Kerala
Jaunpur Gomti Uttar Pradesh
Tiruchirappalli Kaveri Tamil Nadu

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The City of London is situated on the banks of the River Thames. The Thames was once a busy waterway. It originates at Seven Springs in Cheltenham and passes through cities such as Oxford, Radding, Maidenhead, Windsor, Eton, London and empties into the English Channel after completing a journey of 346 km.

The city of Paris is situated on the banks of the Seine River. Seine is a river flowing in France. It rises in the commune (central plateau region) northwest of Dijon and flows into the English Channel. Its length is about 777 km.

Guwahati is the largest city in the Indian state of Assam. Administratively it is located in Kamrup Metropolitan District. Guwahati, situated on the banks of the Brahmaputra River, is the main city of Northeast India.

The city of Ambala is situated on the water-divide between the Indus and the Ganges river systems. It has historical significance in the Indo-Gangetic context, as the city is located between the watershed of the Indus and Ganges river systems and is therefore known as the "water-divide".

Kaveri is a perennial river flowing in Karnataka and northern Tamil Nadu. It originates from the mountain Brahmagiri of the Western Ghats. Its length is usually 760 kilometers. Flowing in the south-east, the Kaveri river joins the Bay of Bengal. It is also called the Ganges of South India.

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