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The Great Indus River

Updated on September 25, 2014

River Indus Largest River in Pakistan

Indus River is main water source and largest river in Pakistan. Total length of Indus river is 3180 Km. Indus river is considers world twenty first largest river in the world in terms of annual flow. Indus river runs through the Ludagh region of Jummu and Kashmir and covers entire Pakistan in different locations.

River Indus is Key Water Resource in Pakistan

Indus river is key water resource for economy of Pakistan especially in country fertile Punjab province. Pakistani economy largely depends on agriculture and large number of agriculture products export to other countries for generating large revenue for country economy.

River Indus and Pakistan Agriculture

Punjab is Pakistan most fertile province and main agriculture resource of Pakistan. Punjab means land of five rivers. Ravi, Jehlam, Sutluj, Biaz and Chanab are five famous river in Pakistan Punjab province. Indus river is also main source of water in Pakistan second largest province Sind. Government has built several linking canals from Indus river to facilitate farmers.

River Indus Main Sources of Electricity Generation

Indus river is also main source of electricity generation in Pakistan. Country two major dams Mangla and Turbela was constructed on Indus river. Government is planning more dams to fulfill power need of country. Indus river has variety of sea life and different types of fishes are also available in Indus river.

Amazing Beauty of Indus River


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    • MG Singh profile image

      MG Singh 4 years ago from Singapore

      Nice post

    • Hummingbird5356 profile image

      Hummingbird5356 4 years ago

      There is so much natural beauty in Pakistan.