10 Lines on Tungabhadra River

Tungabhadra River is a major river of India which flows into south Indian peninsula. The states through which the River flows are Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Actually, Tungabhadra is a combination of two rivers i.e. Tunga and Bhadra.

Tungabhadra River is known as the lifeline of the people of these three states for irrigation and transportation purpose.

In the religious texts and Ramayana, the name of the river Tungabhadra was mentioned as ‘pampa’ who was the daughter of Brahma according to the Hindu mythology.

The modern town of Hampi and the powerful Vijayanagar kingdom founded by Raja Krishna Deva Rai was situated on the banks of Tungabhadra River.

Ten Lines on Tungabhadra River in English

We have provided ten lines on Tungabhadra River in English for class 3, class 4, class 5 and class 6. After reading these lines you will know that what is Tungabhadra River, where Tungabhadra River flows, by which two rivers Tungabhadra River is formed, from where Tungabhadra River originates, what is the length and coverage area of Tungabhadra River, what is the average rate of flow of water in Tungabhadra River, which district is situated on Tungabhadra River bank etc.

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10 Lines on Tungabhadra River – 1

1) Tungabhadra is a holy as well as sacred river which flows in south Indian peninsula.

2) Tungabhadra River flows through the states of Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

3) It is formed by the combination of two rivers ‘Tunga’ and ‘Bhadra’.

4) The two rivers Tunga and Bhadra originates from Chikmagalur district of Karnataka.

5) Both Tunga and Bhadra rivers rise in ‘Varaha Parvat’ located in the Western Ghats.

6) Tungabhadra River flows in east, joins Krishna River and then drains into Bay of Bengal.

7) The length of Tungabhadra is 710 km and the coverage area is 72,200 square km.

8) Greater part of Tungabhadra River course is located in southern part of Deccan Plateau.

9) The average rate of water flow in Tungabhadra River is approximately 650 cubic m/sec.

10) Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh is situated on the banks of Tungabhadra River.


We have provided another set of ten points on Tungabhadra River for class 9, class 10, class 11 and class 12. After going through these points, you will find that in which states Tungabhadra River flows, what was the ancient name of Tungabhadra River, which modern city and the kingdom was established on the banks of Tungabhadra River, which dam is constructed on Tungabhadra River, which barrage is constructed on Tungabhadra River etc.

You can use these lines in your speeches and extempore in the school competitions. These lines will also increase your knowledge on Tungabhadra River and it will also be very useful in your seminars as well as in your GK quiz competitions.

10 Lines on Tungabhadra River – 2

1) Tungabhadra is a major and a sacred river which flows in southern peninsular part of India in the states of Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

2) The flowing of two rivers called ‘Tunga’ and ‘Bhadra’ at Koodli in Shimoga district of Karnataka ultimately produces a new river called Tungabhadra.

3) After the combination both Tunga and Bhadra, the river flows downwards to the eastern slopes of Western Ghats which are located in Karnataka.

4) Both Tunga and Bhadra rivers originate in Mudigere Taluka in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka and then takes north-east direction.

5) While taking the north-east direction Tungabhadra River flows through the uneven surfaces which is formed by big rocks called as the Deccan Plateau.

6) Tungabhadra River crosses through the plains covering a distance of 531 km and mergers with Krishna River at Gondimalla near Alampur in Andhra Pradesh.

7) In the epic Ramayana, the ancient name of Tungabhadra River was ‘Pampa’ and on the banks of it there are several ancient and holy sites.

8) The modern town of Hampi and the remains of Vijayanagar all are situated on the banks of Tungabhadra River.

9) Tungabhadra Dam constructed on the river near Hospet in Karnataka is considered as a multipurpose dam with storage capacity of 135 tmcft.

10) Rajolibanda Barrage, located at few miles from Mantralayam town is an inter-state barrage serving the irrigation needs of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Tungabhadra River has religious as well as historical importance also. In modern times, the river is helpful to the people for irrigation and transportation purposes. Many dams and barrages are constructed on the river like the Tungabhadra Dam which is used for hydroelectricity and the Rajolibabanda barrages constructed for suitable irrigation and agriculture work in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh states. Many pilgrimages and holy sites situated on the river banks are a major source of attraction.

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