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Gorai-Madhumati River
The Gorai River at Kushtia Borobazar ghat
Native nameগড়াই-মধুমতি নদী (Bengali)
Physical characteristics
 • locationNear Barakhada, Kushtia from Padma river
 • location
Near Hularhar, Pirojpur to Katcha river
Length372 km (231 mi)
Map showing major rivers in Bangladesh including Gorai-Madhumati

The Gorai-Madhumati River (Bengali: গড়াই-মধুমতি, romanizedgaṛāi-madhumati , Gôŗai-Modhumoti) is one of the longest rivers in Bangladesh and a distributary of the Ganges.[1] In the upper reaches it is called the Gorai, and the name changes to Madhumati. Madhumati continuous stream through Kushtia, Jessore, Rajbari, Faridpur, Khulna, Pirojpur and Barguna districts in Bangladesh.

See also


  1. ^ Chowdhury, Masud Hasan (2012). "Gorai-Madhumati River". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

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