What river is Bangalore on?

Vrishabhavathi River
Country India
State Karnataka
District Bengaluru Urban, Ramanagara

Does Bangalore have a river?

There are no major rivers flowing through the city. However, rivers Arkavathi and Kaveri merge within the proximity of Mekedatu, which lie 60 km south of Bangalore. River Vrishabhavati, a tributary of Arkavathi, flows for a small stretch in the Bangalore North taluk and carries a bulk of the city’s sewerage.

How many rivers flow in Bangalore?

There are seven river systems in Karnataka which with their tributaries, drain the state – Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, North Pennar, South Pennar, Palar & West Flowing Rivers.

Where does Vrishabhavathi River start?

Why is Bangalore so cool?

The altitude: Or ‘elevation’ as the experts put it, the city stands at a height of about 900mts or 3000ft from sea level. Higher the altitude, the colder it tends to get. … Also, the presence of green cover in the city helps it to remain cooler, says Jangal.

Does Kaveri flow through Bangalore?

The falls supply hydroelectric power to Mysuru (Mysore), Bengaluru (Bangalore), and the Kolar Gold Fields, more than 100 miles (160 km) away. Upon entering Tamil Nadu, the Kaveri continues through a series of twisted wild gorges until it reaches Hogenakal Falls and flows through a straight, narrow gorge near Salem.

Where is Arkavathi?

The Arkavati is an important mountain river in Karnataka, India, originating at Nandi Hills of Chikkaballapura district.

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Arkavathi River
Source Nandi Hills
• location Chikkaballapur, Karnataka, India
• coordinates 13.368689°N 77.681335°E
• elevation 1,478 m (4,849 ft) approx.