Geography of Brahmaputra Valley
The Brahmaputra Valley slopes from the east (130 m) to the west (30 m). The valley consists of the western Brahmaputra valley covering the regions of Goalpara and Kamrup; the central Brahmaputra valley region covering Darrang, Nagaon and the North Bank and Eastern Brahmaputra Valley comprising districts of Sonitpur, Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh and Sibsagar. The Teesta River in North Bengal also drains into Brahmaputra River. The northern part of this plain lying at the foothills of the Himalayas composed of sands, stones and pebbles and is called Terai Region.
The Brahmaputra Valley with its rainforest-like climate contains some of the most productive soils in the world. The Brahmaputra River flows from Assam to West Bengal where it meets the River Ganga. This forms the world’s largest delta which finally flows into the Bay of Bengal in the south.
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