List of rivers of Pakistan

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Major rivers and lakes of Pakistan
Rivers of Punjab.

This is a list of rivers wholly or partly in Pakistan, organised geographically by river basin, from west to east. Tributaries are listed from the mouth to the source.

The longest and the largest river in Pakistan is the Indus River. Around two-thirds of water supplied for irrigation and in homes come from the Indus and its associated rivers.[1]


Flowing into the Arabian Sea

Indus River Basin

Flowing into endorheic basins


Sistan Basin

Indus Plains

Thar Desert

Tarim Basin

Ancient rivers


  1. ^ Wildlife of Pakistan website
  2. ^ Oldham, R. D. (1893). "The Saraswati and the Lost River of the Indian Desert". Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society: 49–76. 
  3. ^ Agarwal, Vishal (2003). "A Reply to Michael Witzel's ‘Ein Fremdling im Rgveda’" ([dead link]). Journal of Indo-European Studies 31 (1–2): 107–185. "It may be noted that the Nara is still called the Sarasvati by rural Sindhis and its dried up delta in Kutch is still regarded as that of Sarasvati by the locals." 
  4. ^ Mughal 1997[citation needed]

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