Pranhita River

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Coordinates: 18°49′30″N 79°54′36″E / 18.82500°N 79.91000°E / 18.82500; 79.91000
Pranhita
River
Country India
States Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh
Districts Gadchiroli, Adilabad
Tributaries
 - left Wainganga
 - right Wardha
Source
 - elevation 146 m (479 ft)
 - coordinates 19°35′24″N 79°47′59″E / 19.59000°N 79.79972°E / 19.59000; 79.79972
Mouth
 - location Kaleshwaram, Andhra Pradesh
 - elevation 107 m (351 ft)
 - coordinates 18°49′30″N 79°54′36″E / 18.82500°N 79.91000°E / 18.82500; 79.91000
Length 113 km (70 mi)
Basin 109,078 km2 (42,115 sq mi)

Pranhita (Marathi: प्राणहिता Telugu: ప్రాణహిత) is the River which flows on the border of Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra and Adilabad district in Andhra Pradesh. Pranhita is the name given to the combined flow of the rivers Wardha and Wainganga.

The Wardha River joins Wainganga near Kouthala and forms the Pranhita. The river then flows up to Sironcha before it empties into the Godavari River,near Sironcha in Maharashtra. Taken along with the basins of Wardha and Penganga, the river drains an area of 109,078 km2, emptying into the Godavari and providing almost 40% of Godavari's total flow. The River course is mainly through the dense forests which are rich in teak. (timber).

Water Transport : The River is used for water transport between Sironcha(MH) and Kaleswaram(AP).