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Haro (Urdu: دریائے ہرو‬‎) is the name of a river that flows through parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
and Punjab . Its main valley is in Abbottabad District
Abbottabad District
in the North West Frontier Province of northern Pakistan, identified with the Rigvedic Arjikiya.[citation needed] Its coordinates are 33°46'8" N and 72°14'43" E in DMS (Degrees Minutes Seconds) or 33.7689 and 72.2453 (in decimal degrees).[1] Famous Khanpur Dam
Khanpur Dam
has been built on this river at Khanpur in the Haripur District
Haripur District
to provide drinking water to the twin cities i.e. Islamabad
Islamabad
(the capital of Pakistan) and Rawalpindi. The decrease in inlfows of Khanpur dam from Haro River
Haro River
results in water shortage in the twin cities during summer season.[2] It is fed by four major tributaries:

The Lora Haro, rising in the Murree Hills
Murree Hills
around Lora The Satora
Satora
Haro, rising in the Galiat Malach hills Both Lora Haro and Satora
Satora
Haro merge at Dotara near Jabri The Neelan, rising in the Nara Hills The Kunhad, draining the area of Siribang and Dubran.

Minor tributaries include the following rivulets.

Chanjah Jab Kattha Pakshahi Kattha Narota Muslimabad (Khota Qabar) Kattha Najafpur Kattha

This river joins the Indus River
Indus River
near Ghazi Barotha Dam. Gallery[edit]

The Bhamala Stupa
Bhamala Stupa
is located along the rivers upper reaches.

The river in the Bagh Nilaab region

M-2 motorway bridge over the river.

References[edit]

^ http://www.getamap.net/maps/pakistan/pakistan_(general)/_haroriver/ ^ http://dawn.com/news/727899/deepening-water-crisis-khanpur-dam-drying-up-fast

Coordinates: 33°46′N 72°15′E / 33.767°N 72.250°E / 33.767; 72.250

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