Nandalar River

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Nandalar நண்டலாறு is a river flowing between Tiruvarur district and Nagappattinam districtof the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It act as a border line for Thiruvarur and Nagappattinam Districts.


Nandalaru => Nandu(Crab)+Kal(Rock)+Aaru Crab's Fossil in Rock found in this river. So this river got the name as Nandalaru.


Nandalar is a branch of River Cauvery.Nandalar river split from Cauvery near Kumbakonam and it flown through Kumbakonam, Komal, Avazhikkarai, Nallaathur. It drained in Bay of Bengal between Chandrapadi and Tharangambadi



  1. ^ "The district at a glance: Irrigation". Tiruvarur District. The District Collector, Thiruvarur District. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 

See also[edit]

List of rivers of Tamil Nadu