10 Fun and Informative Facts About the Brahmaputra River
One of the longest rivers in the world, spanning over 2,900 kilometers
Originates from the Mansarovar Lake in the Himalayas.
Flows through Tibet, India, and Bangladesh.
Merges with the Ganges River and empties into the Bay of Bengal.
Known for powerful and unpredictable currents.
Prone to flooding during monsoon season, earning the nickname "Sorrow of Assam."
Supports agriculture, fishing, and transportation for communities along its banks.
Covers an estimated area of around 190,000 square kilometers (73,359 square miles) in India.
Housing endangered species such as Gangetic dolphins and Indian rhinoceros.
Majuli is one of the largest river islands in the world on Brahmaputra.