Kurram River

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River flow in khyber pakhtunkhwa.JPG
Course of the Kurram
Native nameد کورمې سيند
CountryAfghanistan & Pakistan
provinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
RegionKurram Agency
Physical characteristics
 • location20 km southeast of Gardez, Paktia
MouthIndus River
 • location
Isa Khel
Length320 km (200 mi)
Basin features
 • rightGambila

Kurram River (Pashto: د کورمې سيند‎) originates from watershed of Koh e sofaid in Kurram District, flows through North Waziristan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan and joins River Indus near Isa Khel. It drains the southern flanks of the Spin Ghar mountain range and is a right bank tributary of the Indus River.

Its tributaries include the Kirman River and the Khurmana River.[1][2]

The nearby Kurran-Garhi Project (finished in 1962) provides flood control and is used for irrigation and power.[3]


  1. ^ Ali, Zulfiqar (6 June 2005). "Topographic survey of Kurram river planned". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Geography". FATA - Official Web Portal. Archived from the original on 13 May 2018. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Bannu". britannica.com.

See also