Punarbhaba River

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Punarbhaba River
Gangarampur Railway Bridge.jpeg
The Punarbhaba River view from near Gangarampur Railway Station.
Location
CountryIndia, Bangladesh
StateWest Bengal
Physical characteristics
SourceDhepa River
 ⁃ locationDinajpur, Dinajpur District, Bangladesh, Rangpur Division, Bangladesh
MouthMahananda River
 ⁃ location
Gomostapur Upazila, Nawabganj District, Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh
 ⁃ coordinates
24°49′42″N 88°18′18″E / 24.8283°N 88.3051°E / 24.8283; 88.3051Coordinates: 24°49′42″N 88°18′18″E / 24.8283°N 88.3051°E / 24.8283; 88.3051
Length160 km (99 mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ locationPadma River

The Punarbhaba (Poonorvoba Bengali: পুনরভবা নদী) is a river of Bangladesh and West Bengal, of total length about 160 kilometres (99 mi) and a width of 3 to 8 kilometres (1.9 to 5.0 mi) and a mean depth of 1.96 metres (6.4 ft) It originates from the lowlands of Thakurgaon District of Bangladesh. The river's upper part is a few kilometres west of Atrai. Dinajpur town of Bangladesh is situated on the east bank of the river. It flows through Gangarampur and Tapan community development blocks of Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal.[1] After flowing to the south, this river meets with the Dhepa River. Ultimately it flows into the Ganges[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dakshin Dinajpur". Rivers. District administration. Retrieved 2009-05-30.
  2. ^ Chowdhury, Masud Hasan (2012). "Punarbhaba River". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.