UPSC IAS Prelims Examination: Important Cities and Rivers

The UPSC 2023 Prelims exam is just a few months away. UPSC Prelims Exam is very crucial as there a lot of topics to be covered and it is objective in nature. The syllabus demands the aspirants to mug up both concepts and facts. Most of the time it is difficult to remember the information.

Geography is an important subject for UPSC IAS Prelims Exam. The geography syllabus for UPSC Prelims Geography contains Indian and World Geography. Geography is a static, as well as a dynamic subject, and is loaded with facts.

Aspirants are exhorted not to invest energy and time in mugging up the names and events but give it a casual read. The UPSC aspirant should adopt a proper strategy for studying Geography for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains.

This article is aimed at providing information on the important cities in India and the river near which they are located. This will help in last-minute preparation for IAS Prelims Exam.

List of Riverside cities in India:- Download PDF Here

List of important cities on river banks in India

The major cities around the world are situated near the banks of the river. If you analyze, most of the civilization has taken place near the river only.  Cities built near water bodies have many advantages. Urban areas close water take into consideration water transportation, livelihood, and agriculture which are essential. This has helped the region to develop in socio-economic- geographical aspects.

The list of cities on the river banks is given below:

Indian Cities Rivers
Agra Yamuna
Ahmedabad Sabarmati
Allahabad At the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna
Ayodhya Saryu
Badrinath Alaknanda
Bareilly Ram Ganga
Kurnool Tungabhadra
Cuttack Mahanadi
Delhi Yamuna
Dibrugarh Brahmaputra
Ferozpur Satluj
Guwahati Brahmaputra
Hardwar Ganga
Hyderabad Musi
Jabalpur Narmada
Jamshedpur Subarnarekha
Jaunpur Gomti
Kanpur Ganga
Kolkata Hooghly
Kota Chambal
Lucknow Gomti
Ludhiana Satluj
Mathura Yamuna
Nasik Godavari
Panji Mandavi
Patna Ganga
Sambalpur Mahanadi
Srinagar Jhelum
Surat Tapti
Tiruchirapalli Cauvery
Ujjain Kshipra
Varanasi Ganga
Vijayawada Krishna

List of Riverside cities in India:- Download PDF Here

Important Cities and Rivers fall under Static GK and holds much relevance in the UPSC exam. For more Static GK articles check the linked page.

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