Koina River

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Koina River
Country India
State Odisha, Jharkhand
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ location Bhangaon, Odisha
 ⁃ location
Koel River
Length 83 km (52 mi)

The Koina River (Hindi: कोयेना नदी) (Odia: କୋଯେନା ନଦି) flows through West Singhbhum in the Indian state of Jharkhand.[1]

The Koina originates near Bhangaon in Odisha, and flows for 83 kilometres (52 mi) before it joins the South Koel River. It flows through Saranda forest.[2]

Many of the rivers in the area dry up in the dry season. However, the Koina contains plenty of water in the height of the hot season even when no rain has fallen for many months. It has many more feeder streams than some of the others which may account for the difference.[3]


  1. ^ "West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand". River System. District administration. Archived from the original on 22 March 2010. Retrieved 20 April 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Animals choke on toxic water". The Telegraph, 26 April 2005. Retrieved 20 April 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "The West Singhbhum District" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

Coordinates: 22°14′13″N 85°17′49″E / 22.2370490°N 85.2969210°E / 22.2370490; 85.2969210.

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