Indian Cities on River Banks

Most of the Indian cities are established on the banks of some river banks. Rivers are also called cradles of civilizations and this is the reason why many famous cities were developed on river banks. Following list shows details of most famous Indian cities on river banks. The list also shows river wise based cities.

  • Cities on bank of River Ganga – Rishikesh, Haridwar, Farrukhabad, Kanpur, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Buxar, Balia, Patna, Hazipur, Munger, Bhagalpur etc
  • Cities on bank of River Yamuna -Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Etawah, Kalpi, Allahabad
  • Cities on bank of River Damodar – Bokaro, Asansol, Raniganj, Durgapur, Bardhman
  • Cities on bank of river Brahmaputra – Guwahati
  • Cities on bank of river Godavari – Nashik, Nanded, Nizamabad, Rajahmundry
  • Cities on bank of river Narmada – Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Mandhata, Barwani, Omkareshwar, Dewas, Maheshwar, Mandla, Bharuch, Dharampuri
  • Cities on bank of river Krishna – Satara, Sangli, Raichur, Mahaboobnagar, Nalgonda, Krishna district
  • Cities on bank of river Kaveri – Kushalnagar, Srirangapatna, Erode, Karur, Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur
Indian cities on river banks

The Holy City of Ujjain on the bank of Shipra River

List of North Indian Cities on River Banks

CitiesRiverState
AgraYamunaUttar Pradesh
AllahabadGanga, Yamuna confluenceUttar Pradesh
AmritsarBeasPunjab
AyodhyaSarayuUttar Pradesh
BadrinathGangaUttarakhand
BaliaGangaUttar Pradesh
BarelyRamgangaUttar Pradesh
ChandigarhGhaggarPunjab, Haryana
DelhiYamunaDelhi NCR
EtawahYamuna Uttar Pradesh
FarrukhabadGangaUttar Pradesh
GhazipurGangaUttar Pradesh
GorakhpurRaptiUttar Pradesh
HaridwarGangaUttarakhand
JabalpurNarmadaMadhya Pradesh
JammuTawiJammu and Kashmir
JaunpurGomtiUttar Pradesh
KanpurGangaUttar Pradesh
KotaChambalRajasthan
LucknowGomtiUttar Pradesh
LudhianaSutlejPunjab
MathuraYamuna Uttar Pradesh
PatnaGangaBihar
Sri NagarJhelumJammu and Kashmir
UjjainShipraMadhya Pradesh
VaranasiGangaUttar Pradesh

 

Ranchi City (Hundru Falls) on banks of Subarnrekha River

List of East Indian Cities on River Banks

CityRiverState
AsansolBarakarWest Bengal
BardhamanAjayWest Bengal
BhubaneshwarDayaOdisha
CuttackMahanadiOdisha
DarjeelingTeestaWest Bengal
DhanbadDamodarJharkhand
DibrugarhBrahmaputraAssam
GuwahatiBrahmaputraAssam
HaldiaHooghlyWest Bengal
HowrahHooghlyWest Bengal
JorhatBrahmaputraAssam
KharagpurRasulpurWest Bengal
KolkataHooghlyWest Bengal
PuriKushabhadra, Daya, Bhargavi, Kadua, Prachi, DeviWest Bengal
RanchiSubarnrekhaJharkhand
SivasagarDikhowAssam
Ahmedabad on banks of Sabarmati River

Ahmedabad on banks of Sabarmati River

List of West Indian Cities on River Banks

CityRiverState
AhmedabadSabarmatiGujarat
AjmerLuniRajasthan
BharatpurGambhir and BangangaRajasthan
BharuchNarmadaGujarat
BhusawalTaptiMaharashtra
DhulePanjhraMaharashtra
IndoreKhan and SaraswatiMadhya Pradesh
ItarsiNarmadaMadhya Pradesh
JalgaonTaptiMaharashtra
MumbaiMithiMaharashtra
NashikGodavariMaharashtra
NeemuchChambalMadhya Pradesh
PorbandarTonsGujarat
PuneMuthaMaharashtra
RajkotAji and NyariGujarat
SuratTaptiGujarat
VadodaraVishwamitriGujarat
Famous city of Rajahmundry on banks of Godavari River

Famous city of Rajahmundry on banks of Godavari River

List of South Indian Cities on River Banks

CityRiverState
AdilabadGodavariTelangana
ChennaiCoovumTamil Nadu
CoimbatoreNoyyalTamil Nadu
HyderabadMusiTelangana
IdukkiPeriyarKerala
KakinadaGodavariAndhra Pradesh
KanchipuramVegavathyTamil Nadu
KanyakumariPazhayarTamil Nadu
KochiPeriyarKerala
KottayamMeenachilKerala
MaduraiVaigaiTamil Nadu
MangaloreNetravatiKarnataka
MysoreKapila (Kabini)Karnataka
NellorePennerAndhra Pradesh
PalakkadBharathappuzhaKerala
PuducherrySankarparaniUnion Territory
RajahmundryGodavariAndhra Pradesh
ThiruvananthapuramKaramanaKerala
VellorePalarTamil Nadu
WayanadMananthavady PuzhaKerala
YanamGodavariUT of Puducherry