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Sutlej River (Sanskrit: सुटुद्रि Sutudri, Punjabi: ਸਤਲੁਜ, Urdu: ستلج‎, also known as Satluj), is the longest of the five rivers that flow through Indian Punjab in northern India. Its source is in Tibet near Mount Kailash and its terminus in Pakistani Punjab. It is the easternmost afluent of the Punjab, and it receives the Beas River in the state of Punjab, India and continues into Pakistan to join the Chenab River to form the Panjnad River, which further down its course joins the Indus River at Mithankot. The Sanskrit language (Skt. ... Punjabi (also Panjabi; in GurmukhÄ«, PanjābÄ« in ShāhmukhÄ«) is the language of the Punjabi people and the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. ... The phrase Zaban-e Urdu-e Mualla written in Urdu Urdu () is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Aryan family that developed under Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, and Sanskrit influence in South Asia during the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (1200-1800). ... Punjab, 1903 Punjab Province, 1909 Punjab (Persian: ‎, meaning Land of the five Rivers) (c. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Mount Kailash (officially: Kangrinboqê; Tibetan: Gang Rinpoche, གངས་རིན་པོཅཧེ་; Wylie: Gangs Rin-po-che; ZWPY: Kangrinboqê; Simplified Chinese: 冈仁波齐峰; Traditional Chinese: 岡仁波齊峰; pinyin: Gāngrénbōqí FÄ“ng; Hindi कैलाश पर्वत, Kailāśā Parvata) is a peak in the Gangdisê mountains, the source of some of the longest rivers in Asia—the Indus River, the Sutlej... The Punjab or Panjab   (Punjabi/Urdu: پنجاب) province of Pakistan is the countrys most populous region and is home to the Punjabis and various other groups. ... The Beas River (Punjabi: ) runs through the Northwestern Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. ... This article details the Indian state of Punjab. ... The Chenab River (Punjabi: , , Urdu: , literally Moon(Chen) River(ab)) is formed by the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers at Tandi located in the upper Himalayas, in the Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, India. ... The Panjnad River is a river in Punjab, Pakistan and a tributary of the Indus River. ... The position of the Sindhu River in Iron Age Vedic India. ... Mithankot (a. ...

The Sutlej was known as Shatadru or Sutudri to Indians in Vedic period and Zaradros or Hesidros to the Greeks, and Sydrus to the Romans.

Sutlej Valley from Rampur ca. 1857
Sutlej Valley from Rampur ca. 1857

The waters of the river are allocated to India under the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan. At present, most of its water is diverted to irrigation canals and used up in India. [1] The Bhakra-Nangal Dam is a huge multipurpose dam on the river. The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-sharing treaty between India and Pakistan. ...

There is substantial evidence to indicate that prior to 1700 B.C. the Sutlej was once an important tributary of the Sarasvati River, instead of the Indus River. It is believed that tectonic activity created elevation changes that redirected the Sutlej from southeast to southwest. Once flowing in its new westward direction, the river eventually joined the Beas river. As a result, the mighty Sarasvati River began to dry up, causing the desertification of Cholistan and Sindh, as well as the abandonment of numerous ancient human settlements along its banks. The Sarasvati River is an ancient river that is mentioned in Hindu texts. ... The position of the Sindhu River in Iron Age Vedic India. ... An earthquake is a phenomenon that results from and is powered by the sudden release of stored energy in the crust that propagates seismic waves. ... Cholistan is a desert located in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Sindh (Sindhī: سنڌ, Urdū: سندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and is home to the Sindhis, and Muhajirs and various other groups. ...

A canal is being built between the Sutlej and Yamuna rivers, known as the SLY (Sutlej-Yamuna Link) The Triveni Sangam, or the intersection of Yamuna River and Ganges River. ...

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Off the Coast Indian Ocean | Arabian Sea | Laccadive Sea | Bay of Bengal | Gulf of Kutch | Gulf of Khambhat | Palk Bay | Gulf of Mannar
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