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The river Yamuna is a major river of northern India, with a total length of around 1400 km. Its source is Yamunotri, in the Himalayas of Uttaranchal. It flows through the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, before meeting the Ganges at Allahabad. The cities of Delhi, Mathura and Agra are on the banks of the river.

According to legend the goddess of the river is the sister of the Hindu god of death, Yama.