Bohorok River

Coordinates: 3°30′17″N 98°11′11″E / 3.5047°N 98.1863°E / 3.5047; 98.1863
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Bohorok River
Sungai Bohorok, Sungai Bahorok
Bohorok River is located in Northern Sumatra
Bohorok River
Location of river mouth
Bohorok River is located in Sumatra
Bohorok River
Bohorok River (Sumatra)
Bohorok River is located in Indonesia
Bohorok River
Bohorok River (Indonesia)
ProvinceNorth Sumatra
Physical characteristics
MouthWampu River
 • location
Langkat Regency

The Bohorok River is a river of the Langkat Regency in North Sumatra Province, Indonesia, about 1400 km northwest of the capital Jakarta.[1] It is a tributary of Wampu River.


In October 2003, a large-scale flash flood killed 242 persons.[2]


The river flows in the northern area of Sumatra with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[3] The annual average temperature in the area is 23 °C. The warmest month is February, when the average temperature is around 24 °C, and the coldest is December, at 22 °C.[4] The average annual rainfall is 2918 mm. The wettest month is December, with an average of 352 mm rainfall, and the driest is June, with 125 mm rainfall.[5]

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  1. ^ Sungai Bohorok at (cc-by); Last updated 2013-06-04; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
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  3. ^ Peel, M C; Finlayson, B L; McMahon, T A (2007). "Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification". Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 11 (5): 1633–1644. Bibcode:2007HESS...11.1633P. doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  4. ^ "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016. Archived from the original on 26 April 2020. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  5. ^ "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month - TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016. Archived from the original on 19 April 2019. Retrieved 15 January 2019.

3°30′17″N 98°11′11″E / 3.5047°N 98.1863°E / 3.5047; 98.1863