Here are some facts on the river Ganga
Size of the river: 2,525 sq km
Source: Gaumukh (Gangotri glacier) at 4,100 metres above sea level
Ganga basin: More than one million square km (1,060,000 sq.km)
States it traverses: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal and Delhi.
Tributaries: Betwa, Chambal, Damodar, Gandak, Ganga, Ghaghra, Gomti, Hindon, Kali, Khan, Kosi, Kshipra, Ramganga, and Yamuna.
Population it supports: 43 percent of the population (448.3 million as per 2001 census).
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