Kunhar River

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River Kunhar KPK.jpg
The river in northern Pakistan
provinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
DistrictMansehra District
Physical characteristics
SourceLulusar lake
 ⁃ elevation3,950 m (12,960 ft)
MouthJhelum River
 ⁃ location
Length166 km (103 mi)
Kunhar River in the Kaghan Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

The Kunhar River (Urdu: دریائے کنہار‎) is 166 kilometres (103 mi) long river, located primarily in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, northern Pakistan. It is in the Indus River watershed basin.

Origin and route[edit]

The view of River Kunhar flowing from Tehsil Balakot, District Mansehra during winters.

The river originates from Lulusar Lake, nearly 48 kilometres (30 mi) upstream from Naran Valley. Waters of Dudipat and Saiful Muluk Lakes feed the river besides glacial waters from Malka Parbat and other high peaks in the valley.[citation needed] The Kunhar river flows through the entire Kaghan valley, Jalkhand, Kaghan, Balakot, Garhi Habibullah and Dalola.[citation needed] The River joins with Jhelum River at confluence just outside Muzaffarabad, in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir province, Pakistan.

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Coordinates: 34°17′N 73°29′E / 34.283°N 73.483°E / 34.283; 73.483