Name the dam built across the river Mahanadi.


Hirakud dam is built across the river Mahanadi.

Hirakud dam

In the Indian state of Orissa, the Hirakud Dam is located. With a total length of 25.79 kilometres, it is India’s longest dam. It’s also in the list of the world’s longest dams. On the Mahanadi River, the Hirakud Dam is situated.

  • Height of the Dam – 61 m
  • Length of the Dam – 4.8 km
  • Type of Dam – Composite Dam
  • The reservoir capacity – 47,79,965 acre feet
  • Capacity that is installed – 347.5 Megawatt

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