Which two major rivers flow into the Arabian Sea?


Narmada and Tapi are the two major rivers that fall into the Arabian Sea.

Narmada river

  • The Narmada River, which flows through central India, is known as the “heart of rivers.”
  • It serves as the traditional dividing line between North and South India.
  • Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra are all bordered by the river.
  • The Narmada River has tributaries such as the Kolar River, Shakkar River, Dudhi River, Tawa River, and Hiran River.
  • Only the Narmada, Tapti, and Mahi rivers flow from east to west among all the rivers.
  • Dams and hydro projects on the Narmada river include Maheshwar Dam, Sardar Sarovar Dam, and Indira Gandhi Sagar Dam, which all drain into the Arabian Sea in Gujarat’s Bharuch district.

Tapi river

  • The Tapti/Tapi River is located in Madhya Pradesh.
  • It originates from Multai reserve forest.
  • The river is flowing through the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.
  • Kakrapar Dam, Ukai Dam, Girna Dam are the major projects on this river.
  • The Suki, the Gomai, the Arunavati, the Vaghur, the Amravati, the Purna, the Mona and the Sipna are the major tributaries of Tapti River


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