17 March 2013

List of Rivers of Bangladesh



Rivers of Bangladesh
Rivers of Bangladesh
Rivers are the most important geographical features in Bangladesh, and it is the rivers that created the vast alluvial delta. It’s been known that the out flow of water from Bangladesh is the third highest in the world, after the Amazon and the Congo systems. The Padma, Jamuna and the lower Meghna are the widest rivers, with the latter expanding to around eight kilometers across in the wet season, and even more during the floods.


It is a riverine country. About 800 rivers including tributaries flow through the country constituting a waterway of total length around 24,140 km.Most of the country's land is formed through silt brought by the rivers. Following is a list of some of the major rivers of Bangladesh:
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