Punjab Plain


Punjab Plain

The Punjab Plain is an alluvial plain in the north-west of India. The plain includes the states of Punjab and Haryana and is around 35,000 square miles in area. The plain is extensively farmed for cereals and cotton.

It is the western part of the northerin plain.It is formed by indus and its tributaries.The larger part of this plain lies in pakistan


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  • Indus River — Trans Himalayan river of southern Asia. It is one of the world s longest rivers, with a length of 1,800 mi (2,900 km). Its annual flow of 272 billion cu yd (207 billion cu m) is twice that of the Nile. It rises in southwestern Tibet and flows… …   Universalium

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