Hariabhanga River

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Hariabhanga River
River
Country India
State West Bengal

Hariabhanga River (Bengali: হরিয়াভাঙ্গা নদী)(also spelt Haribhanga) is a tidal estuarine river in and around the Sundarbans in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal, bordering on Satkhira District of Bangladesh.

The Ichamati breaks into several distributaries below Hingalganj the chief of which are the Raimangal, Bidya, Jhilla, Kalindi and Jamuna.[1] It follows the international boundary between India and Bangladesh. The New Moore Island is located at the mouth of the Hariabhanga River.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mandal, Asim Kumar (2003). The Sundarbans of India: a development analysis. Indus Publishing. p. 67. ISBN 978-8173871436. Retrieved 2009-11-18. 
  2. ^ Baby, Sultana Nasrin (2012). "Kalindi-Jamuna River". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ Banerjee, Anuradha (1998). Environment, population, and human settlements of Sundarban Delta. Concept Publishing Company. p. 72. ISBN 978-8170227397. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 

Coordinates: 21°59′17″N 88°56′17″E / 21.988°N 88.938°E / 21.988; 88.938