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Rivers of Pakistan

Jhelum: Jhelum is the most western and largest of the five river of Pakistan and it bypasses through Jhelum District. It is the branch of Indus River, it comprises of vale of Kashmir, in the middle part, in the south the mountains around Jammu and in the north the high mountains of karakoram. It gets higher in the north eastern part of the country. Near Jhelum city it enters into Pakistan and moves down to south to meet up the Chenab River. This river was considered as the God by the ancient Greeks, the water of Jhelum is given to Pakistan under the condition of the contract of Indus Water. The twelfth largest dam Maghla dam was built in 1967 on Jhelum River as an element of the Indus Basin Water contract.


Chenab: it is 960 km long and through South Eastern direction it enters into Punjab Province of Pakistan. At Trimmu it joins the Jhelum river and after than join Ravi river. Near Uch sharif it merg in Sutluj river and form a Panjnut means five rivers, which then at Mithakot joins Indus River. Its water is also allocated to Pakistan under Indus water Treaty. After Indus it is the healthiest river in Pakistan.

Indus River

Ravi:  it is the river of Pakistan and India; it is one of the five rivers which provide Punjab its name. It flows first to west and then to Southwest in Punjab Province in Pakistan. It is about 764 km, it join Chenab River near Bahawalpur. This river goes round the historical and ancient city Lahore. Tomb of Jahangir is located on its western bank. It also once goes round the Multan city but then slowly float away.

Sutlej: it is longest river of all the five rivers, it continues from India to Pakistan and merge with the Chenab river to form Panjnad, and then further downs to join Indus river at Mithankot. This river joins the Beas while flowing toward the new westward direction.