Yagachi River

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The Yagachi River is a river in Karnataka, India.[1] It arises in the Western Ghats near the city of chikmagalur (formerly Chica Mogloor, during the British Rule),[2] flows through Belur Taluka, Hassan District, where it becomes a tributary of the Hemavati River, which it enters near Gorur.

The dam was constructed in the year 2001. The reservoir is situated at an altitude of 965 feet above the sea level. The length of the Yagachi dam is 1280 meters. The maximum height above the foundation of the reservoir is 26.237 meters.

Capture water sports Center located near Yagachi River. Perfect spot for water games. Jet Ski, Speed Boat Ride, Banana Boat, Bumper Ride, Kayaking, Cruise Boat are available here.



  1. ^ Yagachi River (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Thornton, Edward (1857). A Gazetteer of the Territories Under the Government of the East-India Company, and of the Native States on the Continent of India. London: William H. Allen and Company. p. 622. OCLC 10135851. 

Coordinates: 12°53′01″N 075°59′59″E / 12.88361°N 75.99972°E / 12.88361; 75.99972