River Pennar


The major east-flowing rivers are the Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Mahanadi, Pennar, Subarnarekha, Brahamani, Ponnaiyar, Vaigai River, etc.

Where is river Pennar located?

The Pennar (also known as Uttara Pinakini) is one of the major rivers of the peninsula. The Pennar rises in the Chenna Kasava hill of the Nandidurg range, in Chikkaballapura district of Karnataka and flows towards east eventually draining into the Bay of Bengal.

Is Pennar a tributary of Krishna?

The Pennar river flows between the Krishna and Kaveri river.

The Pennar river originates from Kolar in Karnataka and joins the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh.

Which dam is built on Pennar river?

Dams in Pennar Basin
# Name District
1 Ahobilam / Penna Ahobilam (Dr. K.S.P.A.B.R.) Dam Anantapur
2 Alaganoor Dam Kurnool
3 Ananthasagarm Dam Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore
4 Bahuda Dam Chittoor
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In which districts is river Penna flowing?

Rejuvenation of Penna river, that originates from the Nandi Hills in the Chikballapur district of Karnataka and flows 560 km through Anantapur, Kadapa and Nellore districts in Andhra Pradesh, is being planned by the State government.

What is the another name of river Penna?

Penna (also known as Pinakini, Pennar, Penner, Penneru (Telugu), Pennai (Tamil)) is a river of southern India. This is a unique river in world where after originating from Nandi hills, it flows as two different streams, one in North and South directions.

Which is the oldest river of Himachal Pradesh?

Beas River
The Beas River in Himachal Pradesh
The Beas river flows into the Satluj and feeds into the Indus ([1])
Country India
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Which river is named after Lord Krishna?

The mighty Krishna River bears the name of Lord Krishna; the beloved dark and dusky lord worshipped throughout the country. Originating but a few kilometers from Arabian Sea, the river has chosen to flow towards Bay of Bengal becoming a lifeline of four states viz.

Which river is known as Krishna?

Krishna River, formerly Kistna, river of south-central India. One of India’s longest rivers, it has a total course of about 800 miles (1,290 km). The river rises in western Maharashtra state in the Western Ghats range near the town of Mahabaleshwar, not far from the coast of the Arabian Sea.

Which river does Krishna join?

Ghataprabha River

Ghataprabha is a tributary of Krishna that flows in Karnataka.


Ponnaiyar River

The river Ponnaiyar has its origin at an elevation of 900 m near Nandidurg in Kolar district of Karnataka state. The river enters into Tamil Nadu at Sakkarasampalli near Bagalur village of Hosur taluka. The total length of the river is 351 km.


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