Gurupura River is one of the main rivers of Mangalore. The river Gurupura at Mangalore flows through the different parts of Mangalore including Mangalore, Gurupura and Tannirubhavi. Gurupura is counted among the principle rivers of Mangalore because Mangalore is situated in the backwaters of the rivers Gurupura and Netravati.

Netravati and Gurupura are the two legendary rivers that is said to contribute immensely towards the economy of the land. Moreover, the presence of the New Mangalore in the northern part of the river Gurupura of Mangalore also contributes to the geographical importance of the river in Mangalore. New Mangalore is one of the major ports situated in the territory of Mangalore.

The river Gurupura in Mangalore derived its name from the town where it belongs. Gurupura is a small town situated near Mangalore in Karnataka. The river Gurupura is named after this town, which lies at a vicinity to Kaikamba and Vamanjoor.

Last Updated on 21 September 2011