Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Mizoram

Land


Rivers

There are a number of rivers in Mizoram. The main rivers and their length are given below:

  sl no Name of the river Length in km
  Note: Tui in Mizo language means water  

The important rivers in the northern part of the state are the Tlawng (Dhaleshwari), the Tuirial (Sonai), and the Tuivwal, which flow northwards and fall in the Barak river in Cachar district in Assam. These three rivers, particularly the Dhaleshwari, are navigable for considerable stretches.

In the southern part of the state the Chhimtuipui (Kolodyne) is an important river having four tributaries- the Mat, the Tuichang, the Tyao and the Tuipui.

 

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