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The Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal is a bay  Indian Ocean edging the entire east coast of India. It is also a primary source of water access to Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Many major rivers of India flow west to east into the Bay of Bengal: in the north, the Ganges River (or Ganga), Meghna and Brahmaputra rivers, and in the south Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri  rivers. The mangroves of Sundarbans  is formed at the delta of the Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal and is home to a rich biosphere.

Major Bangladeshi ports on the bay include Chittagong and Mongla. Major Indian ports on Bay of Bengal  include Calcutta, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam, and Pondicherry.

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