Gorai-Madhumati River

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Gorai-Madhumati River
Gorai River.JPG
The Gorai River at Kushtia Borobazar ghat
Native name গড়াই-মধুমতি নদী
Countries Bangladesh
Districts Kushtia District
Physical characteristics
Length 372 km (231 mi)
Map showing major rivers in Bangladesh including Gorai-Madhumati

The Gorai-Madhumati River (Bengali: গড়াই-মধুমতি Gôŗai-Modhumoti) is one of the longest rivers in Bangladesh and a distributary of the Ganges.[1] In the upper reaches it is called the Gorai, and the name changes to Madhumati. Madhumati continuous stream through Kushtia, Jessore, Faridpur, Khulna, Pirojpur and Barguna districts in Bangladesh.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Chowdhury, Masud Hasan (2012). "Gorai-Madhumati River". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 

Coordinates: 23°55′00″N 89°09′00″E / 23.9167°N 89.1500°E / 23.9167; 89.1500