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|Native name||د کورمې سيند|
|• location||20 km (12 mi) southeast of Gardez, Paktia|
|Length||320 km (200 mi)|
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.
Kurram river passes through tribal Area of Pakistan, and irrigates around 32,000 hectares (80,000 acres) of land.
The nearby Kurran-Garhi Project (finished in 1962) provides flood control and is used for irrigation and power. The soil around Kurram river is very suitable for agriculture; It contains living properties and is subject to flood at some seasons.
Topography of the catchment area of Kurram River is, generally, mountainous in upper reaches near Ali Khayl, Mirazi Kalay, Peer Kalai, Kharlachi, Parachinar and Thal areas. Near Bannu city, the river flattens up and follows consistent mild slope up to its outfall in to the Indus River near Isa Khel. The elevations ranging from about 4750 m to 200 m and sloping northwest–southeast. Most of the flat terraces available along the river are utilized for agriculture for which water from the river is utilized. Moreover, there exist number of irrigation canals and civil channels on overtaking from the river.
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