Important rivers of Northeast India

dibang river

Dibang River of Arunachal starts in mountains, meets Lohit River, flows through valleys and joins Brahmaputra.


The Brahmaputra River is a transboundary river and the sixth-longest river in Asia. 

Barak River

The Barak River flows for 900 kilometers through parts of India and Bangladesh. It travels through Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram & Assam 

Myntdu  River

The Myntdu River in Meghalaya is an important river in the Jaintia Hills District. Locally, it's called 'ka Tawiar ka Takan,' which means 'Our Guardian Angel.' 

Tiau River

The Tiau Lui River, also known as Tio River, is a 159-kilometer-long river that acts as a border between India and Myanmar.  

Doyang River

The Doyang River is the biggest and longest river in Nagaland. It is also known as Dzu or Dzulu.

Rangeet River

The Rangeet river starts in the Himalayan mountains in West Sikkim. It's also a border between Sikkim & Darjeeling district of West Bengal. 

Longai River

The Longai River is well-known for being a river that crosses borders in the Indian subcontinent. It originates at the Jampui Hills in Tripura.

Teesta River

The Teesta River begins in the Pauhunri Mountain in the eastern part of the Himalayas near Chunthang in Sikkim. It flows through Sikkim, Darjeeling and goes to Bangladesh.

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