Teesta River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTeesta River
|States||Sikkim, West Bengal, Rangpur|
|- location||Sikkim, India|
|- elevation||7,068 m (23,189 ft)|
|- location||Fulchori, Rangpur, Bangladesh|
|Length||309 km (192 mi)|
|Basin||12,540 km² (4,842 sq mi)|
The Teesta River (or Tista) is a river in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is 309 kilometres (192 miles) long.
The Teesta river starts at Pahunri glacier, and flows south through rapids in the Sikkim Himalaya. The river goes by the town of Rangpo. It changes course southwards flowing into West Bengal, before joining the Brahmaputra River.
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