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The role of Static GK in competitive examination is immense. One of the topics which are often asked in exams like RRB NTPC, SSC CHSL etc. are Indian Cities and the River Banks where they are situated. The importance of a river to a city is manifold. Not only it provides potable water, mode of transportation etc. to the city, but the land near a city also is generally fertile and is useful for agricultural purposes. In the below Free PDF, we are providing you with a list of Indian Cities and their respective River Banks. Memorizing it will definitely help you in your exams.

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We have observed questions like the ones which are provided below, asked in competitive exams. Have a look:

1. Srinagar is the summer capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located on the bank of which river?
a) Jhelum
b) Ravi
c) Krishna
d) Ulhas
e) Vaigai

Ans: a

Solution:

Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River.

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2. ‘Badrinath temple’ is situated on the bank of which of river?
a) Mahanadi
b) Brahmaputra
c) Indus
d) Alaknanda
e) Kaveri

Ans.: d

Solution:

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‘Badrinath Temple’, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is situated in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand. The temple is located in Garhwal hill tracks in Chamoli district along the banks of Alaknanda River.

3. Which of the following river flows in Lucknow?
a) Jhelum
b) Chambal
c) Gomati
d) Krishna
e) Kosi

Ans.: c

Solution:

Gomati River, is a tributary of the Ganges, flows in Lucknow. The rare Gomati Chakra is found there.

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4. A city which is known as ‘Manchester of India’ is located on the bank of which river?
a) Narmada
b) Sabarmati
c) Tapti
d) Mahi
e) Auranga

Ans: b

Solution:

Ahmedabad is known as ‘Manchester of India’ for its textile industries. It is the largest city of Gujarat, and located on the banks of Sabarmati River.

Download Free PDF- List of Indian Cities situated on River Banks

CityRiverState
AgraYamunaUttar Pradesh
AhmedabadSabarmatiGujarat
PrayagrajAt the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and SaraswatiUttar Pradesh
AmaravatiKrishnaAndhra Pradesh
AshtaParwatiMadhya Pradesh
AuraiyaYamunaUttar Pradesh
AyodhyaSarayuUttar Pradesh
BadrinathAlaknandaUttarakhand
BagalkotGhataprabhaKarnataka
BangaloreVrishabhavathiKarnataka
BankiMahanadiOdisha
BaranagarGangesWest Bengal
BhadravathiBhadraKarnataka
BhagalpurGangesBihar
BharuchNarmadaGujarat
BrahmapurRushikulyaOdisha
BudaunSotUttar Pradesh
ChakeriGangesUttar Pradesh
ChennaiCooum, AdyarTamil Nadu
ChhatrapurRushikulyaOdisha
CoimbatoreNoyyalTamil Nadu
CuttackMahanadiOdisha
CuttackMahanadiOdisha
DeesaBanasGujarat
DibrugarhBrahmaputraAssam
ErodeKaveriTamil Nadu
EtawahYamunaUttar Pradesh
FarrukhabadGangesUttar Pradesh
FatehgarhGangesUttar Pradesh
FerozpurSutlejPunjab
GangakhedGodavariMaharashtra
GayaFalgu (Neeranjana)Bihar
GolegaonGodavariMaharashtra
GorakhpurRaptiUttar Pradesh
GuwahatiBrahmaputraAssam
GwaliorChambalMadhya Pradesh
HajipurGangesBihar
HaridwarGangesUttarakhand
HimmatnagarHathmatiGujarat
HonnavarSharavathiKarnataka
HospetTungabhadraKarnataka
HyderabadMusiTelangana
JabalpurNarmadaMadhya Pradesh
JamalpurGangesBihar
JammuTawiJammu & Kashmir
JaunpurGomtiUttar Pradesh
KanchipuramVegavathi, PalarTamil Nadu
KannaujGangesUttar Pradesh
KanpurGangesUttar Pradesh
Kanpur CantonmentGangesUttar Pradesh
KaradKrishna, KoynaMaharashtra
KarimnagarManairTelangana
KarjatUlhasMaharashtra
KarwarKaliKarnataka
KolhapurPanchagangaMaharashtra
KolkataHooghlyWest Bengal
KotaChambalRajasthan
KurnoolTungabhadraAndhra Pradesh
LucknowGomtiUttar Pradesh
MaduraiVaigaiTamil Nadu
MahadSavitriMaharashtra
MalegaonGirna RiverMaharashtra
MangaloreNetravati, GurupuraKarnataka
MathuraYamunaUttar Pradesh
MirzapurGanga 
ModasaMazumGujarat
MorbiMachchuGujarat
MungerGangesBihar
MurshidabadHooghlyWest Bengal
NandedGodavariMaharashtra
NashikGodavariMaharashtra
NavsariPurnaGujarat
NellorePennarAndhra Pradesh
New DelhiYamunaDelhi
PatanSaraswatiGujarat
PatnaGangesBihar
PuneMula, MuthaMaharashtra
PurniaKoshiBihar
RajahmundryGodavariAndhra Pradesh
RajkotAjiGujarat
RamagundamGodavariTelangana
RangpoTeestaSikkim
RourkelaBrahmaniOdisha
SambalpurMahanadiOdisha
SangliKrishnaMaharashtra
ShimogaTunga RiverKarnataka
ShuklaganjGangesUttar Pradesh
SrinagarJhelumJammu & Kashmir
SuratTapiGujarat
ThanjavurVennaaru, VadavaaruTamil Nadu
ThiruchirapalliKaveriTamil Nadu
TirunelveliThamirabaraniTamil Nadu
UjjainShipraMadhya Pradesh
VadodaraVishwamitriGujarat
ValsadAurangaGujarat
VaranasiGangesUttar Pradesh
VijayawadaKrishnaAndhra Pradesh

We suggest you take a printout of this Free PDF and put it somewhere where you can have a look at it on a daily basis. This will help you in revising this list of Indian Cities & their River Banks. Another interesting activity is to take a map of India and mark the city along with river. Revising with map will have a visual appeal and you may memorize this list better. Below is the PDF.

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