Tlawng River

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Tlawng River
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Tlawng, water source for Aizawl, Mizoram
Country India
States Mizoram, Assam
Tributaries
 - left Tut
 - right Teirei
Cities Aizawl, Lunglei
Source
 - elevation 1,398 ft (426 m)
Mouth
 - location Zopui Hill
Length 185.5 mi (299 km)

The Tlawng is a river of Mizoram, northeastern India.[1] Tributaries include the Tut, Teirei and the Ngashih. Aizawl lies in the Tlawng valley.

Geography[edit]

Tlawng River is one of the longest river in Mizoram measuring 185.5 kilometers, it originates in Zopui Hill, some 8 kilometers east of Lunglei at the height of 1395 meters. After the confluence with Tut and Teirei River it eventually enters Cachar District. It is navigable by small boat up to Sairang.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pachuau, Rintluanga (1 January 2009). Mizoram: A Study in Comprehensive Geography. Northern Book Centre. p. 35. ISBN 978-81-7211-264-6. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Pachuau, Rintluanga (2009). Mizoram: A Study in Comprehensive Geography. Northern Book Center. pp. Page 38. 

Coordinates: 24°52′N 92°36′E / 24.867°N 92.600°E / 24.867; 92.600