(Last Updated on : 31-12-2019)
Rangpo River is an Indian River
flowing in the state of Sikkim
. A tributary of the Teesta River
, it is fed by the Rangpo Chu. The town of Rangpo in Sikkim lies on its north bank. The river forms the border between Sikkim and West Bengal
states at Rangpo town.
Course of Rangpo River
Rangpo River runs through most of East Sikkim
and a few parts of the Darjeeling District
of North Bengal. This tributary flows mainly from east to west with a variable channel pattern including braided, meandering, straight, gorge and blocked lake. Its confluence with Teesta River is immediately downstream of Rangpo town.
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