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Major Valleys in India and their Location

N.K. Chauhan in Geography of India
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Apr 20, 2022 , Updated: Jun 11, 2022 · 5 min read

A valley is an elongated low area often running between hills or mountains, which will typically contain a river or stream running from one end to the other.

The following is a list of major valleys in India with location. Many of these valleys are named after the river that flows through them.

Name Location
Araku Valley Andhra Pradesh
Barak Valley Assam
Betaab Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Bhakra Nangal Valley Himachal Pradesh
Brahmaputra Valley Assam
Chamba Valley Himachal Pradesh
Chambal Valley Madhya Pradesh
Chenab Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Chumbi Valley Tibet, China, the intersection of India (Sikkim), Bhutan and China (Tibet) in the Himalayas
Damodar Valley West Bengal
Darma Valley Uttarakhand
Dibang Valley Arunachal Pradesh
Doon Valley Uttarakhand
Dzuko Valley Nagaland
Godavari Valley Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Imphal Valley Manipur
Indus Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Jhelum Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Johar Valley Uttarakhand
Kambam (Cumbum) Valley Tamil Nadu
Kangra Valley Himachal Pradesh
Kaveri Valley Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
Krishna Valley Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Kullu Valley Himachal Pradesh
Kunihar Valley Himachal Pradesh
Kuthi Valley Uttarakhand
Lahul Valley Himachal Pradesh
Leepa Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Lidder Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Lolab Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Lug Valley Himachal Pradesh
Mahanadi Valley Odisha and Chhattisgarh
Mandakini Valley Uttarakhand
Markha Valley Ladakh
Nagarjunasagar Valley Telangana
Narmada Valley Madhya Pradesh
Nathang Valley Sikkim
Yumthang Valley Sikkim
Neelam Valley Jammu and Kashmir
Neora Valley Kalimpong, Darjeeling (West Bengal)
Nelong Valley Uttrakhand
Nubra Valley Ladakh
Patratu Valley Jharkhand
Pangi Valley Himachal Pradesh
Parvati Valley Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
Pin Valley Himachal Pradesh
Pindar Valley Uttarakhand
Sangla Valley Himachal Pradesh
Satluj Valley Himachal Pradesh
Silent Valley Palakkad District, Kerala
Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh (India) and Tibet (China)
Suru Valley Ladakh
Tons Valley Uttarakhand
Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand
Visalakshi Nagar Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Zanskar Valley Ladakh
Zoji La Valley Ladakh

Valleys in World
Name Location Note
Death Valley California, USA Rift Valley, Devil's Golf Course, Excessive Heat
Panjshir Valley Afghanistan
Silicon Valley California, USA
Taylor Valley Antarctica
Great Astesian Basin Australia
Great Basin USA
Valley of the King Egypt
Blind Valley Slovenia Karst Regions

The region with the highest biodiversity, the Silent Valley, is located in Kerala.

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