Poonch River

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The Poonch River is a river in Jammu and Kashmir, India and Azad Kashmir in Pakistan. It originates in the western foothills of Pir Panjal range, in the areas of Neel-Kanth Gali and Jamian Gali. It is called 'Siran' in this area. It flows to the north west. At first flowing southwards it enters Mangla Lake near Chomukh. The towns of Poonch, Sehra, Tatta Pani and Kotli are situated on the banks of this river. It has two tributaries, Betaar and Suwan.[1]


  1. ^ Negi, Sharad Singh (1991). Himalayan Rivers, Lakes and Glaciers. Indus Publishing. ISBN 81-85182-61-2. 

Coordinates: 33°19′56″N 73°44′55″E / 33.3323°N 73.7485°E / 33.3323; 73.7485