Kopothakho River

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Kopothakho River

The Kopothakho River (Sanskrit), or Kobodak (Bengali: কপোতাক্ষ নদী), Kabadak, or Kapotaksma, is a river of Bangladesh.[1]

Origin : Bhairab River at Chaugacha, Jessore. Outfall: Kholpatua River at Koyra, Khulna. River Type: Tidal river. Length: 180 kilometres (110 mi). Average width: 150 metres (490 ft). Depth: 3.5 to 5.0 metres (11.5 to 16.4 ft). Catchment area: 800 square kilometres (310 sq mi). Minimum flow: February, 2.0 cubic metres per second (71 cu ft/s). Maximum flow: July–August, 80 cubic metres per second (2,800 cu ft/s). [2]

The lower part of the river is tidal.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tahmina Ahmed (2012). "Kobadak River". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ The Face of Bangla