Ganges plain

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Satellite image of the Ganges plain

The Ganges plain is an extensive plain on the course of the river Ganges in northern India . Together with the Brahmaputra river level , it forms a lowland plain with a length of around 2,400 kilometers and a width between 200 and 320 kilometers. In the north, the Ganges plain is bounded by the Himalayas and in the south by the Dekkan Plateau . It includes the states of Uttar Pradesh , Bihar and part of West Bengal .


  • Hans-Georg Bohle: “Ecological Basics: Natural Space and Climate”. In: Dietmar Rothermund (Ed.): India. Culture, history, politics, economy, environment. A manual. Munich: Verlag CH Beck, 1995. pp. 19-37.