List of Rivers in Asia

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 Asia has an abundance of rivers due to the large amount of rainfall the continent receives. Most of the world’s population lives in Asia; as a result, many of the world’s major cities are located along rivers. Rivers provide a means of transportation, irrigation, and drinking water for people living in Asia.

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Mekong River

The Mekong River is one of the major rivers in Asia. It is located in Southeast Asia and flows through Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The river is about 4,350 miles long and is the 12th longest river in the world.

The Mekong River basin is home to about 60 million people and is one of the most populated areas in the world. The basin covers an area of 795,000 square miles. The Mekong River is a significant source of food and livelihood for the people in its basin.

The river has been dammed for hydroelectric power generation in recent years, which has caused some environmental concerns. There are plans to build more dams on the Mekong River.

The Ganges

The Ganges is one of the most sacred rivers in Hinduism and is also one of the most polluted. Every year, millions of Hindus bathe in its waters to cleanse themselves of sin. However, the river is so full of industrial and human waste that it is now considered one of the world’s most polluted waterways.

The Brahmaputra River

The Brahmaputra River is the largest in Asia and flows from China through India and Bangladesh. It provides water for irrigation and hydropower generation and produces fertile soil through silt deposits. The Brahmaputra starts in Tibet as the Yarlung Tsangpo River, then crosses into India, where it is known as Arunachal Pradesh’s Siang River, before merging with other Himalayan

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