Indus river on world map. It is one of the longest rivers in the world with a length of some 2000 miles 3200 km. Its vast farm lands are sustained by the indus basin irrigation system ibis the largest contiguous irrigation system in the world. The indus river is one of the most beautiful rivers of india. This map shows a combination of political and physical features.
The indus valley is mentioned in mesopotamian records as meluhha name that more specifically had reference to the harappan civilization with which there was an intensive trade mainly by sea see route shown in the map. Together with its tributaries the indus river forms an important river system which helps the agricultural economy of india. Pakistan is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our blue ocean laminated map of the world. Originating in the tibetan plateau in the vicinity of lake manasarovar the river runs a course through the ladakh region of jammu and kashmir towards the gilgit baltistan region of pakistan and the hindukush ranges and then flows in a southerly direction along the.
Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. The indus valley civilization encompassed most of pakistan and parts of northwestern india afghanistan and iran extending from balochistan in the west to uttar pradesh in the east northeastern afghanistan to the north and maharashtra to the south. Pakistan on a world wall map. The neutrality of this article is disputed.
The indus river is the longest river on the western side of the subcontinent and is one of the seven sacred rivers of hindus. Indus river tibetan and sanskrit sindhu sindhi sindhu or mehran great trans himalayan river of south asia. It was the birthplace of the early indus valley civilization.