Godavari is the Longest River in Telangana State. Godavari river is the largest river after the Ganges and Indus in India. The origin of the river is 80 km from the Arabian Sea at Triyambakeswaram near Nashik in Maharashtra.
From Maharashtra it enters Basara, Adilabad district of Telangana. It then flows through Nizamabad, Karimnagar and Khammam and then flows through the districts of East Godavari and West Godavari and merges into the Bay of Bengal near West Godavari and Narsapur.
Tributaries of the Godavari River
River starting point : Trimbak in Nashik District of Maharashtra state.
Godavari basins in Telangana: flows over Ibrahimpatnam, Mallapur, Royal, Sarangpur, Dharmapuri, Vellatur, Ramagundam, Mandhani and Mahadevpur.
Adilabad: Mudol (Basara Shri Gnanasaraswati Temple) flows through the Lohde, Dillawarpur, Nirmal, Maminda, Ghanpur, Kadam, Jannaram, Dandepally, Luxettipate, good houses, Jaipur and Ninnell zones.
Khammam: Vajedu, Benkatapuram, Cherla, Dummagudem, Bhadrachalam, Coonavaram, Vara Ramachandrapuram.
Pinapaka, Chanugur, Ashwapuram, Coorgpahad, Kukkunnoor, Velaruppu.
Shrines of Godavari in Telangana
- Basara Saraswathi Temple (Adilabad)
- Khammam Pattisima