110 total votes
Ganges

Ganges

The Ganges, also Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. It is the third largest river by discharge. The Ganga is the most sacred river to Hindus. It is also a lifeline to millions of Indians who live along its course and depend on it for their daily needs. It is worshipped as the goddess Ganga in Hinduism. It has also been important historically, with many former provincial or imperial capitals located on its banks. The ... more on Wikipedia

Ganges is ranked on...

How All The World's Natural And Man-Made Wonders Are Being Affected By Climate Change 3.2k VIEWS Politicians around the world have been at odds for decades over the issue of climate change. While the vast majority of scie...