Bokhara River

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Bokhara River
Country Australia
States Queensland, New South Wales
Regions IBRA: Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South
Districts South Downs, North West Slopes
Municipalities Balonne, Brewarrina
Part of Murray–Darling basin
 - left Fifteen Mile Warrambool, Cuttabunda Swamp Creek, Williams Creek (New South Wales)
 - right Ballandool River, Little Yamba Creek
Source Balonne River
 - location between Dirranbandi and Goodooga, Queensland
 - elevation 171 m (561 ft)
Mouth Barwon River
 - location west of Brewarrina, New South Wales
 - elevation 113 m (371 ft)
Length 347 km (216 mi)

Bokhara River, a watercourse that is part of the Barwon catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South Downs region of Queensland, flowing downstream into the north–western slopes of New South Wales, Australia.

The river rises at the Balonne River south of Dirranbandi, within the state of Queensland, and is one of several branches of the Balonne that flows generally south–west, joined by five minor tributaries, before reaching its confluence with the Barwon River, downstream from Brewarrina;[2] dropping 58 metres (190 ft) over its course of 347 kilometres (216 mi).[1]

The Bokhara River, from its source towards its mouth, flows past the towns of Hebel and Goodooga.

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  1. ^ a b "Map of Bokhara River". Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bokhara River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 

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Coordinates: 29°55′S 146°42′E / 29.917°S 146.700°E / -29.917; 146.700