Bhakra Nangal Dam

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Bhakra Nangal Dam Facts
Dam NameBhakra Nangal Dam
State NameHimachal Pradesh and Punjab
Type of damConcrete gravity
Nearest CityNangal (Punjab)
ImpoundsSutlej River
District NameBilaspur
Surface Area168.35 km2
Lat / Long31.410916, 76.433237
Total Capacity9.340 km3
PurposeIrrigation and Electricity
Construction beganIn 1948
Opening dateIn 1963
Height226 meters
Length520 meters
Width200.1 meters
Spillway Gates4
Type of Spillway GatesRadial
ProjectBhakra Nangal Project

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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